Asylum: Housing

Home Department written question – answered on 25th January 2010.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Bromley and Chislehurst of 21 October 2009, Official Report, column 1529W, on asylum: housing, how much funding was given to each of the 18 suppliers in each of the last three years; and how many asylum seeker households were housed by each supplier in each of those years.

Photo of Phil Woolas Phil Woolas Minister of State (the North West), Home Office, Minister of State (the North West), HM Treasury, Minister of State (the North West), Regional Affairs

The funding given to each of the 18 suppliers and number of households accommodated in the last three financial years is in the following tables. The figures have been taken from internal management information and the figures for provider spend have not been specifically audited independently. Financial figures have been rounded to one decimal point and numbers of households to the nearest 10. Household figures are only available as 'snapshots' and the table details the numbers on 31 March for each respective financial year. Populations decrease and increase during the course of any year.

Accommodation cost 2006-09
£ million
Supplier 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Angel Group 11.9 28.2 31.3
Astonbrook 8.1 16.6 3.3
Cardiff City Council 1.8 4.3 4.8
Clearsprings 12.7 22.7 27.2
North West Consortium 6.1 9.1 8.0
West Midlands Consortium 7.2 9.9 6.7
Y and H Consortium 15.8 20.8 20.5
Glasgow City Council 13.7 16.8 11.1
Happy Homes UK Limited 3.0 9.3 15.6
Jomast - - 1.6
Kimberly Group 3.7 6.1 4.4
Liverpool City Council 1.0 3.6 6.1
NE Consortium 14.3 11.5 11.1
N. Ireland Housing Executive - - 1.2
Nottingham City Council 3.2 5.7 5.7
Priority Properties NW Ltd. 9.0 20.5 26.8
Refugee HA Ltd. 2.2 3.5 3.1
Swansea City Council 1.2 1.1 0.6
United Property Management 15.4 28.9 37.6
YMCA Glasgow 1.8 4.2 4.2
Households accommodated on 31 March
Number
Supplier 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Angel Group 1,780 3,270 2,430
Astonbrook 1,430 1,520 -
Cardiff City Council 300 370 560
Clearsprings 1,450 1,840 2,530
North West Consortium 670 590 740
West Midlands Consortium 660 460 420
Y and H Consortium 1,780 1,590 2,030
Glasgow City Council 1,210 570 1,050
Happy Homes UK Limited 570 1,920 1,860
Jomast - - 750
Kimberly Group 480 730 -
Liverpool City Council 120 210 290
NE Consortium 720 990 1060
N. Ireland Housing Executive 80 100 170
Nottingham City Council 390 540 580
Priority Properties NW Ltd. 1,980 3,410 4,310
Refugee HA Ltd 260 330 290
Swansea City Council 110 60 60
United Property Management 2,320 3,40 5,460
YMCA Glasgow 240 210 300
Accommodation cost 2006 to 2009
£ million
Supplier 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Angel Group 11.9 28.2 31.3
Aston brook 8.1 16.6 3.3
Cardiff City Council 1.8 4.3 4.8
Clearsprings 12.7 22.7 27.2
North West Consortium 6.1 9.1 8.0
West Midlands Consortium 7.2 9.9 6.7
Y and H Consortium 15.8 20.8 20.5
Glasgow City Council 13.7 16.8 11.1
Happy Homes UK Limited 3.0 9.3 15.6
Jomast - - 1.6
Kimberly Group 3.7 6.1 4.4
Liverpool City Council 1.0 3.6 6.1
NE Consortium 14.3 11.5 11.1
N. Ireland Housing Executive - - 1.2
Nottingham City Council 3.2 5.7 5.7
Priority Properties NW Ltd. 9.0 20.5 26.8
Refugee HA Ltd 2.2 3.5 3.1
Swansea City Council 1.2 1.1 0.6
United Property Management 15.4 28.9 37.6
YMCA Glasgow 1.8 4.2 4.2
Households accommodated on 31 March
Number
Supplier 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Angel Group 1,780 3,270 2,430
Astonbrook 1,430 1,520 -
Cardiff City Council 300 370 560
Clearsprings 1,450 1,840 2,530
North West Consortium 670 590 740
West Midlands Consortium 660 460 420
Y and H Consortium 1,780 1,590 2,030
Glasgow City Council 1,210 570 1,050
Happy Homes UK Limited 570 1,920 1,860
Jomast - - 750
Kimberly Group 480 730 -
Liverpool City Council 120 210 290
NE Consortium 720 990 1060
N. Ireland Housing Executive 80 100 170
Nottingham City Council 390 540 580
Priority Properties NW Ltd. 1,980 3,410 4,310
Refugee HA Ltd. 260 330 290
Swansea City Council 110 60 60
United Property Management 2,320 3,540 5,460
YMCA Glasgow 240 210 300

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