Social justice secretary Shirley Anne Somerville visited North Lanarkshire to meet with council staff and hear about the excellent progress being made in providing accommodation for people fleeing the war in Ukraine.
The minister for equalities, migration and refugees, Emma Roddick MSP visited families who have been housed in Resettlement Funded properties in Aberdeen yesterday. Aberdeen City Council secured £6.15 million from the Scottish Government’s Longer Term Resettlement Fund to refurbish up to
Scotland's super-sponsor scheme, which facilitated the arrival of displaced Ukrainians into the country, remains on pause since July 2022, with thousands of refugees still living in temporary accommodation, the Scottish Liberal Democrats have revealed.
Plans by the Home Office to house around 1,000 asylum seekers on a ship in Leith are to be "strongly opposed" by the City of Edinburgh Council. Council leader Councillor Cammy Day said he was shocked to be informed by UK Government officials that MS Victoria is to be repurposed for as
The minister with special responsibility for refugees from Ukraine Neil Gray visited council properties in Aberdeen that are being brought back into use to help support those fleeing conflict in Ukraine. Aberdeen City Council secured £6.15 million from the Scottish Government’s Longer Te
A year on from the launch of the Scottish Government’s Super Sponsorship Scheme, thousands of people displaced from Ukraine are still living in temporary accommodation in Scotland, according to a report from the British Red Cross.
Angus Council is being asked to participate in a Scottish Government pilot to provide short-term modular accommodation for people from Ukraine, displaced due to the ongoing conflict in their home country. The proposal could see Angus selected by Ministers as one of a small number of pilot areas in S
The efforts of hundreds of people who have worked together in Edinburgh to support more than 10,000 people fleeing war in Ukraine have been honoured at the Scottish Public Service Awards. The Community Award accolade was announced in the Scottish Parliament this week and presented to City of Edinbur
Approximately 10,000 people fleeing war in Ukraine have been safely received through Edinburgh’s Welcome Hub – seven months since the centre opened to coordinate the city’s refugee support. As families settle and integrate into their new home, one place which has provided a social
Up to 500 empty council properties are to be renovated to help house people fleeing global conflict. Aberdeen City Council is to spend £6.15 million bringing buildings back into use as part of a nationwide effort to accommodate people displaced by war in Ukraine.