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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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Scams and fraud awareness workshops – arrange these for the folks you work alongside, in collaboration with West Yorkshire Trading Standards

via Nick At Chapeltown Citizens Advice West Yorkshire Trading Standards are offering Free SCAMS AND FRAUDS EDUCATION FOR RESIDENTS workshops via Zoom across West Yorkshire. With only 5 months left of the project they are hoping to reach as many residents and partners as possible. Workshops can be tailored to the requirements of your service […]

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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: Meeting ID: […]

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Race, Inequality, and the Legacy of Historical Injustices within Policing – 28th Jan 2021

Following the death of George Floyd in the USA and protests across the world, policing leaders from across the UK committed to further action around issues of diversity and inclusion and addressing concerns about racial inequalities, including the experiences of Black, Asian and minority ethnic people, in policing and the criminal justice system. West Yorkshire […]

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Leeds Migrant Access Programme Training Programme

Leeds City Council’s Migrant Access Project (MAP) aims to equip people from a range of national, ethnic and/or language backgrounds with skills and knowledge to support new arrivals to Leeds. The team have scheduled training sessions on a variety of subjects throughout January to March 2021 (i.e. writing a funding application, modern slavery and advocacy […]

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Support to Asylum Seekers, Refugees and other Migrants over Christmas 2020

Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support  Migrant Help telephone advice and guidance for asylum support, and repairs issues is now open 24/7 – 0808 8010 503   Refugee Council’s Telephone infoline – 0808 196 7272  Meeting Point’s drop ins focus on providing food, clothing and a warm, friendly social space for refugees and asylum seekers. Monday […]

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What is happening in Leeds over Christmas for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and other Migrants? Short meeting at 12:00 on 17th Dec 2020

Christmas 2020 is going to be especially difficult for many households – and many of the traditional activities (shared lunches and social events) simply won’t be possible.  The current Tier system is due to be revised on Wednesday 16th December 2020 – and the outcome of this may also impact on what support is possible […]

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