Resettling Syrian Refugees in Oxford
To provide an update
to members on progress in accommodating Syrian Refugees in Oxford
through the Government’s Syrian Vulnerable Person
Resettlement Scheme and approve proposals to accommodate Syrian
Refugees in Oxford over the coming months.
At Council Meeting on 23rd September 2015 Council considered a motion and agreed that the council should accommodate refugees in Oxford. Following that officers have been working with the Home Office to make arrangements for Oxford to participate in the government scheme. These arrangements have only recently been confirmed and this is the first opportunity to update CEB.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Significant effect on people living or working in at least 2 wards;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/11/2015
Decision due: 17 Dec 2015 by City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)
Lead member: Corporate Strategy and Economic Development
Lead director: Assistant Chief Executive
Department: Assistant Chief Executive's office
Contact: Val Johnson, Policy and Partnerships Team Leader Email: email@example.com Tel: 01865 252209.
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