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Asylum: Voluntary Work

Home Office written question – answered on 18th December 2018.

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Photo of Keith Vaz Keith Vaz Labour, Leicester East

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what support his Department provides to asylum seekers that seek to volunteer in their local communities.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

Whilst the Home Office does not provide specific support, we do encourage asylum seekers to undertake volunteering activities, which can provide a valuable contribution to their local community and may help them to integrate into society if they qualify for protection.

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