Asylum: Local Government

(asked on 8th December 2021) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many local authorities have signed up to the voluntary dispersal scheme for asylum seekers as of July 2022.

Answered by
Kevin Foster Portrait
Kevin Foster
This question was answered on 16th December 2021

There are currently 168 Local Authorities in the UK with supported asylum seekers residing in dispersal accommodation provided by the Home Office.

A further 24 local authorities have no-one residing in dispersal properties but have supported asylum seekers residing in contingency accommodation

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