Issue details

Issue details

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: Tel: 01865 252209.


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