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LMP Zoom Chat on 15th June 2021 will host Migration & Homelessness Working Group

Migration and Homelessness Action Group (Part of the Leeds Migration Partnership) Tuesday 15th June, 12:30 – 1.45pm The LMP meeting will start at 12.30 and the Homeless Charter agenda will run from 12.45 till 1.45pm. The minutes from the last meeting are here. Homeless Charter Agenda:  Lived experience stories and actions Supporting people with No […]

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Asylum support: all negative cessations (evictions) are currently halted – 17th May 2021

Important news re cessation and refusals of asylum support via ASAP and Vicky at Migration Yorkshire All negative cessations are currently halted. In an unexpected turn of events, the court has granted an injunction preventing the Home Office from making any decision under the most recent cessation policy (see email from Alice on 26th April […]

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Negative cessations – IMPORTANT UPDATE May 2021

Update on negative cessations: Section 95 discontinuations have commenced. There’s a cap of 175 evictions nationally, until Step 3 of government’s roadmap (“Not before 17th May“). Home Office won’t remove this in practice until round 1 month later. Service Users have started receiving discontinuation letters. Home Office working through cases and allocating discontinuations where appropriate. […]

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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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