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JCWI Report on Impact of Right to Rent on BME populations & people without Passports

The report reveals that foreigners and British citizens without passports, particularly those from ethnic minorities, are being discriminated against in the private rental housing market. 51% of landlords surveyed said that the scheme would make them less likely to consider letting to foreign nationals. 42% of landlords stated that they were less likely to rent […]

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Challenging Conversations Project – Call for expressions of interest

Challenging Conversations Project – Call for expressions of interest   Voluntary Action Leeds has recently secured funding from the Home Office to deliver a project entitled Challenging Conversations. Following on from the findings of the Leeds NEET research undertaken in 2015, this project aims to work with the sector to understand young people’s perceptions around […]

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Vacancy: Manuel Bravo – Manager p/t 30k pro rata

Vacancy:  Manager Hours: 28 per week Salary £30,153 pro rata (NJC Scale 34) Manuel Bravo Project is based in Leeds and provides free legal advice for people seeking asylum. The charity employs OISC level 3 Case Workers and benefits from a large team of volunteers including barristers, solicitors, law students and other individuals giving their […]

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Update from Andrea Vukovic at Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives

via Andrea Vukovic – these briefings are excellent if you want to stay abreast of national policy around Asylum. Email Andrea and ask to be added to the mailing list Home Affairs Committee on Asylum Accommodation Investigative Documentary ‘the Asylum Market’  Letter on NHS Confidentiality Public Accounts Committee on NHS Treatment for Overseas Patients EHRiC Inquiry […]

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