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LMP Strategy Group Papers 12th September 2018

The LMP Strategy Group meets the week before each LMP Operations Group to catch up on progress against the LMP’s strategic priorities/plan, and to work out how to get more input from the the wider LMP membership (via the LMP blog or at the at the Operations Group)  The Strategy Group is made of people/orgs […]

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Guidance for posting events on the LMP blog

If you are posting an event on LMP, please can you use the following guidance? We’re keen to make things as consistent as possible. (Obviously, you don’t have to post things in this way, but this is the way the editors will re-title and edit your posts)  Title “[Event name] [Event time and date]”    […]

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Guidance for posting jobs on the LMP blog

Jobs jobs jobs. About a third of all LMP posts for the last month have been about recruitment.  If you are posting a job on LMP, please can you use the following guidance? We’re keen to make things as consistent as possible. (Obviously, you don’t have to post things in this way, but this is […]

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Leeds Homeless Charter Update – Migration/Homeless working group, Big Change fund etc

The next Migration / Homeless working group meeting will take place at Leeds Asylum Seeker Support Network (LASSN) building at Oak House, Park Ln, Leeds LS3 1EL. Thursday 20th September, 2-4pm. A number of people from the refugee / asylum seeker community have had good opportunity to feed into the LCC Homeless Strategy through a number of different means.  The […]

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What is the West Yorkshire Sub Regional Migration Group and why should I be bothered about it?

The West Yorkshire Sub Regional Migration Group (WYSRMG) is a quarterly meeting where representatives from local authorities, the Police, Health, the voluntary sector, the Home Office, G4S and other key partners to focus on local issues of migration. It’s attended by reps from the Leeds Migration Partnership Strategy Group (last time it was Ruth from PAFRAS, […]

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Briefing from Asylum Matters: Refugee Homelessness Debate, Voluntary Returns, Standards of proof in decision making and much much more

Your periodic reminder to sign up for Asylum Matters Briefings… which we have shamelessly copied and pasted below    Parliamentary Debate on Refugee Homelessness next Tues 17 July Next Tuesday 17th July at 2.30pm, there will be a Westminster Hall Debate on refugee homelessness, tabled by Kate Green MP. It is an important opportunity to […]

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Resource of the week #28: Refugees in Northern Ireland

This week’s resource is a shamelessless rip off from last week’s City of Sanctuary Newsletter. “Embrace Northern Ireland have produced a very handy and accessible handbook aimed at helping locals, faith and other groups and new arrivals navigate the system and know where to find help.” Embedded below is an annotated copy of the handbook […]

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Resource of the week #27: Leeds Migration Map

This is a fantastic resource, which mashes up all kinds of different data about immigration and Leeds:- National Insurance data, Housing Data, Census Data etc etc. It brings together historic data and stuff that’s barely a year old – to create the best picture of migration available.   It has huge potential for helping compile evidence […]

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