Issue details

Year 2 of the Government International Recruitment Fund for Adult Social Care

Brief Description

Leeds City Council to hold £1.505M on behalf of local authorities across the Yorkshire and Humber region in 2024/5, and make dispersal payments in line with the conditions of the agreed terms of the Government’s International Recruitment Fund for the Adult Social Care Sector before 31 March 2025.


Impact On Wards

City Wide and across the Yorkshire and Humber region

Support for international recruits where their employer’s sponsorship licence is revoked leaving them without employment

Financial and procurement implications

As described above

Partnership working

Yorkshire and Humber ADASS Branch is supportive, and a regional Steering Group is in place. Leeds will act as the host/lead authority.


Decision type: Key Decision

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/06/2024

Decision due: July 2024 by Director of Adults and Health

Lead director: Director of Adults and Health

Department: Adult and Health

Contact: Graham Sephton, Head of Human Resources 0113 3789343 Email:

Consultation process



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