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Refugees: Ukraine

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 53473, tabled on 21 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to provide (a) homes, (b) jobs and (c) school placements for refugees from Ukraine.

Answered on

28 September 2022

We continue to review and develop plans to support guests to access the best possible support to during their stay in the UK. We are also providing guidance on navigating the UK housing market and encouraging landlords to support this cohort into accommodation

The government is committed to supporting this cohort into work. DWP is working with Ukrainians and employers to signpost and match job opportunities

Ukrainian parents will be able apply for a school place through the in-year admissions process. The Ukrainian Welcome Pack sets out this process in more detail. Local councils will work with families to enable all children to attend school or early years provision in the local area as soon as possible.