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VAL Leeds Voices: engaging with BAME communities in Leeds on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) Devolution Deal

Volunatary Action Leeds Leeds Voices project works together with Third Sector organisations across the city to allow their service users to have a say on issues that affect them. Leeds Voices currently have over 85 third sector organisations signed up to our partner list, with each partner eligible for a £10.00 payment for each service […]

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Devolution Consultation

A public consultation has now launched and will run until 19 July 2020 on the deal and proposals for a directly elected mayor. Please take part and share your views as part of this. There are a number of ways to engage: Through the online survey on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority website: www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/WYdevolution By email to [email protected] By […]

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LCC EUSS update: Changes to the EU Settlement Scheme protecting non-EU national victims of domestic violence

The UK’s departure from the EU on 31 January 2020 means that EU citizens and their family members in the UK must apply to the UK’s EU Settlement Scheme for a new immigration status to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021. The EU Settlement Scheme opened on 30 March 2019 and has […]

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Migration Yorkshire: Policy update May 2020

An overview of the latest statistics, policy and research on migration issues affecting partner organisations in Yorkshire and Humber.  Here’s a summary: Migration trends before the Covid-19 emergency showed UK net migration remaining stable at the end of 2019 with a continued fall in EU migration for work and a rise in non-EU migration for […]

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LCC EUSS update: Free EUSS webinar + Home Office Grant Funding

via Henriette Mahamane, Leeds Migration Support Coordinator, Communities, Leeds City Council Free webinar on the EUSS: EU Citizens and Brexit: An Introduction to the EU Settlement Scheme Online workshop via WebEx Tue, 19 May 2020 1:00pm – 3:00pm This online workshop is aimed at LAs, charities, third sector organisations and faith and community groups who […]

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EU Citizens and Brexit: An Introduction to the EU Settlement Scheme – Online Workshop 24th April

What? Online workshop via Zoom When? Fri, 24 April 2020 10:00am – 12:00pm This online workshop is aimed at LAs, charities, third sector organisations and faith and community groups who are already working with EU nationals and their families, or who are likely to come into contact with this group in the future. The purpose […]

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Asylum Matters weekly update on Covid-19 w/c 6th April 2020

All killer, no filler. Sent out on Good Friday, published the Tuesday after because the LMP website’s been down Ongoing advocacy initiatives Call on the Home Secretary for full support for all destitute asylum seekers On Monday, in an article in The National, Scottish Refugee Council called for an immediate and automatic entitlement to full […]

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EUSS Covid 19 update: Online support now available for residents of Leeds in April 2020

‘Settled’ is one of the 6 organisations Leeds City Council funded to do some EUSS outreach in Leeds, will be offering online support from week commencing 6th April and until the 30th April. Support via email: Settled Outreach team will still be available via email, from Monday to Friday and will respond to enquiries and […]

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