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LMP Zoom Catch Up Tuesday 6th April 2021 12:30-13:45

Apologies for the lack of notice – although we’ve been running these for over a year we forgot that there was one coming up after the Bank Holiday Join us for our fortnightly lunchtime session. Where we have a general chat about what’s up in Leeds check-in with one another share new developments As usual, […]

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Updates: Home Office Strategic Migration Call 25th March 2021

Please see below the key points from this week’s meeting. Sovereign Borders Bill – Home Office (HO) are still working through plans for asylum reception centres and will update more after the consultation takes place. Negative cessations – Home Office working with policy colleagues about how to include negative cessations data in the data share […]

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LMP Strategy Group meeting notes – 10th February 2021

The Leeds Migration Partnership strategy group met on Wednesday the 10th February, thank you to all able to attend and contribute, the meeting notes are attached below. The key highlight of the meeting was about the Leeds vaccination programme. Tim Taylor, Head of Public Health Localities and Primary Care, shared a presentation about the Leeds […]

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LMP Strategy Group Wednesday 10th February 2021 10am -12pm

Please find the links to the agenda and papers at the bottom of this post. The action plan priorities updates/progress will be discussed and the key item of the meeting will be about vaccination messages, delivered by Tim Taylor from Public Health. The Zoom access details are as follows: Join Zoom Meeting: https://eu01web.zoom.us/j/68274167985 Meeting ID: […]

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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: https://bit.ly/ta-handbook 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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