Freedom of Information Request


Received: 29 April 2022

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1. 1. How many Afghan refugees have been settled in your borough as part of Operation Warm Welcome (Since July 2021- the present)? Please provide a monthly breakdown if possible as well as a breakdown of the number of men, women and children.

1. 2. Of these refugees, how many have been settled into long term housing since July 2021? Please specify if the housing is within your borough and if it is not, please indicate which borough it is in.

1. 3. How many refugees are currently living in temporary accommodation within your borough? What type of accommodation (hotel, social housing etc...)? Please provide as many details as possible, including hotel names.

1. 4. Who has been responsible for determining where to accommodate refugees while they await long-term resettlement (organizing contracts with hotels etc...)?

1. 5. What is the cost to the council to house these refugees in temporary accommodation?

Please let me know if you have any questions or need any clarification regarding my request. Thank you and I look forward to your response.

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download