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Afghan Resettlement Schemes

Meeting: 08/12/2022 - Cabinet (Item 73)

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Report of the Acting Corporate Director of Resources.

Additional documents:




(1)            the provision of integration support to qualifying Afghan individuals, referred by the Home Office to prevent homelessness, be agreed;


(2)            the Interim Assistant Director of Strategy and Partnerships, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder of Communities & Culture, be authorised to spend the grant received from the Government to deliver the Afghan Resettlement Schemes programme, which could exceed £3.6 million (based on supporting 30 households); and


(3)            the monthly discretionary voluntary payment to qualifying Afghan individuals in year 1 (£200), in year 2 (£100) and year 3 (£50) for additional financial support, be noted.


Reason for Decision:  To ensure the Council was able to assist qualifying Afghan individuals to successfully resettle in the borough and provide integration support as part of the Afghan Resettlement Schemes programme.