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Temporary Accommodation Handbook – Refugee Action December 2020

Refugee Action has prepared a Temporary Accommodation Handbook in collaboration with Asylum Matters, Immigration Law Practitioner’s Association (ILPA), DPG Law and others. The Handbook aims to provide practical guidance, resources, and support for organisations working with people residing in hotels and barracks. It can be accessed here: This is a collaborative document and we […]

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Payment in temporary initial accommodations (i.e. hotels) – 30th November 2020

Further information about asylum support payments from Helen Atkinson at the Home Office While longer-term solutions are set up Home Office will make provision for 3 separate 5-week payments in the sum of £40  – to meet the weekly £8 provision per individual being accommodated in full board IA (or contingent) accommodation. 1st scheduled payment:  […]

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Your help needed: joint letter to Leeds City Council to prevent evictions from asylum accommodation into homelessness – deadline 6th October 2020

Dear LMP members and readers, The Home Office recently announced and commenced plans to resume eviction proceedings for those who have been refused asylum. Without immediate action, people across our communities could be forced into street homelessness and destitution in a matter of days and weeks. This would not be acceptable under normal circumstances, but […]

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