Updates: HO/SMP weekly Covid call 01/07/2021:
- Negative cessations – Home Office working towards step 4 (July 19) as a potential resumption date for negative cessations. Home Office building capacity plan around negative cessations and will communicate when a decision is made.
- Intake and occupancy – Intake has been high this last week and a number of new hotels have been stood up. Home Office are making provisions to ensure enough contingency accommodation is available to meet the demand.
- ASPEN – Home Office confident that nearly all SUs have their new ASPEN card and hope to have this resolved fully soon. The main issue is with duplicate cards being sent to the same addresses and Home Office are working to ensure all SUs addresses are up to date. Subs only cases are receiving new ASPENs delivered via courier service rather than an ECP.
Updated Aspen Q&A (05/07):
Please find attached the latest version of the FAQ document regarding the ASPEN rollout