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Refugees: Ukraine

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN HL6803, tabled on 9 March 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Ukrainians entering the country through the proposed Local Sponsorship Scheme for Ukraine will (1) be protected by existing refugee safeguarding policies, (2) have the right to seek employment, and (3) be eligible to claim free healthcare, dentistry and social security benefits.

Answered on

23 March 2022

Further to the answer given by the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, details of the sponsorship scheme for Ukraine will be set out in due course.