Tag : Resettlement
Merton LBC is supporting third sector organisations in their applications to house refugees
Islington LBC used technology to identify vulnerable families who may be entitled to help
The abrupt ending of the scheme to bring unaccompanied child refugees to the UK, made possible by the Dubs amendment to the Immigration Act, has caused widespread outrage.
Initiative to bring unaccompanied child refugees to the UK to close at end of March
Call for compulsory allocation of asylum seekersSubscription
Government should require action if voluntary system fails, says home affairs committee
Calls for government to fully meet costs
£140m fund launched to ease migration pressuresSubscription
Areas of high migration to be given share of £140m fund to ease pressure on pubic services
A 1% increase in the number of children looked after by councils during 2015-16 was down to a rise in the number of unaccompanied asylum seeking children, new figures show.
The planned resettlement of 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020 could be at risk due to a lack of suitable housing and school capacity, the National Audit Office has warned.
Agreement reached on Syrian resettlement target Subscription
Councils have agreed to meet the government’s target of resettling 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020, the Home Office has announced.