Asylum Seekers / Refugees

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Displaced people from Ukraine will be supported to make choices about their future while living in Scotland. Following a review of the Scottish Government’s Super Sponsor Scheme, which was paused in July, a paper has been published giving details of the work undertaken by the review.

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