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Asylum: Housing

Question for Home Office

UIN 12326, tabled on 4 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Home Affairs Committee's Twelfth Special Report of Session 2017-19, Asylum accommodation: replacing COMPASS: Government Response to the Committee’s Thirteenth Report of Session 2017-19, HC 2016, what work her Department has undertaken with (a) the Home Office and (b) relevant local authorities in pursuit of that Government's response that it had agreed a combined Local authority/Home office review into the costs, pressures and social impact of asylum dispersal in the U.K.

Answered on

1 May 2020

The Home Office has established the Home Office/Local Government Chief Executive group (HOLGCEX) to enable partnership working with Local Government.

The Memorandum of Understanding agreed within this group includes reference to a review of funding and equitable dispersal.

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Home Office
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