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Home Office Data
This section contains published Home Office data on UK migration including its quarterly releases of immigration data.
In order to assist users, the Home Office has produced a user guide on immigration statistics available below. This user guide is designed to be a useful reference guide with explanatory notes from the Home Office’s quarterly immigration statistics release.
Office for National Statistics (ONS) Data
This section presents the data published regularly by the ONS. Please see below for its quarterly reports and other relevant migration data publications.
The MSQR series brings together statistics on migration that are published by the ONS, Home Office, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the National Records of Scotland (NRS).
The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford
This section provides links to migration sources other than the Home Office or the Office for National Statistics.
The Migration Observatory Briefing provides an overview of the number, population share, geographic distribution and citizenship of migrant in the UK.
Welcome: a Guide for New Refugees
The Home Office have produced a guide for adults who have been granted asylum in England, this should assist new refugees in adapting to this change and making the most of the opportunities they now have available to them. This guide contains information on Employment and Benefits, Housing and other Services, Education, Legal Rights and Responsibilities, Healthcare, and other useful information for newly granted refugees. This is available online in a variety of languages.
Resettlement Funding Instructions (VPRS/VCRS)
Local Authorities and Community Sponsors are able to claim funding for refugees resettled under VPRS and VCRS to enable support for those families.
Online ESOL Resources
The NEMP has collated a selection of tried and tested online ESOL resources which can be used solely or to supplement face to face learning. Please get in touch with NEMP if anything appears to be out of date or if there is anything you think we should add.
Online Mental Health Resources
The NEMP has collated a selection of online mental health resources which have been checked by colleagues in Public Health to ensure suitability for the refugee and asylum seeker client group. Please get in touch with NEMP if anything appears to be out of date or if there is anything you think we should add.
NRPF Migrant Families Toolkit
Find out where migrant families can get help with housing and financial support when they have no recourse to public funds (NRPF). You can use this tool if you are a person needing help, adviser, or local authority practitioner considering an application for social services support. You will need information about the person’s immigration status.
This is promotional material for community groups to help become a community sponsor, and guidance to local authorities on how to support community sponsorship. Community Sponsorship in the UK is where community groups can sponsor a refugee family to settle in the UK, providing them with support for two years.
EU Settlement Scheme: local authorities toolkit
This is a toolkit aimed at local authority staff to be able to provide EU citizens and family members, including looked after children that are being supported on how to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme. The content includes print and digital assets, covering the key areas of the EU Settlement Scheme: eligibility, the application process, the wide range of support available and the deadline.
The Department of Education UASC statistics
The Department of Education recently published statistics on the number of UASC looked after by local authorities in England as 31st March 2019
National Referral Mechanism (NRM) Guidance
The government recently updated its guidance in relation to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM), the framework for identifying and referring potential victims of modern slavery and ensuring they receive the appropriate support. If you think that modern slavery has taken place, the case should be referred to the NRM so that the Single Competent Authority (SCA) can fully consider the case. You do not need to be certain that someone is a victim. This guidance explains how to complete the referral form before it is considered SCA
Exploitation Disruption Toolkit
The NWG Exploitation Response Unit and Barnardos National Counter Trafficking Service have developed in partnership a comprehensive disruption toolkit for the perpetrators of child and adult victims of exploitation. This toolkit aims to provide guidance for relevant agencies, to assist in combatting exploitation. It provides a menu of options to consider in developing disruption and safeguarding plans.
The toolkit is aimed at statutory and voluntary agency professionals involved in the safeguarding and investigation of exploitation. It can be used by individuals or organisations, in single agency settings, multi-agency settings, exploitation investigations, safeguarding focussed meetings or perpetrator disruption focussed meetings (the list is not exhaustive). The aim of this toolkit is to consider options available to disrupt perpetrators, using a variety of different powers and tools, which are available through a multi-agency approach. This toolkit is divided into sections covering powers to protect child victims and adult victims of exploitation, powers to pursue and disrupt offenders and powers to target harden and secure locations used to exploit individuals.