Issue details

Continue to co-ordinate the regional Yorkshire and Humber Resettlement Programme Local Authority Partnership

The government have announced a continuation of the resettlement programme, the ‘Global Resettlement Scheme’. Migration Yorkshire seeks to continue to co-ordinate the programme for the Yorkshire and Humber local authorities, accept grant funding from the Home office and re-distribute to local authorities and delivery partners through the Yorkshire and Humber region to provide housing and associated integration assistance to participants in the resettlement programme.

A procurement exercise during 2020 will decide on the Integration and Caseworker Support provider, post 2021. In the meantime, grant an extension to the current provider arrangement– Refugee Council.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/01/2020

Decision due: Not before 8th Feb 2020 by Director of Communities and Environment

Lead director: Director of Communities and Environment

Department: Communities and Environment

Contact: Charlotte Cooke, European Projects Manager Email:

Consultation process

Meetings with key Home office staff to confirm arrival numbers and operational issues.

Discussions with resettlement board partners (local authorities) and stakeholders.



  • Report to the Director of Communities and Environment