Refugees: Ukraine

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 28th September 2022.

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Photo of David Warburton David Warburton Conservative, Somerton and Frome

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to provide (a) homes, (b) jobs and (c) school placements for refugees from Ukraine.

Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Assistant Whip, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

We continue to review and develop plans to support guests to access the best possible support to during their stay in the UK. We are also providing guidance on navigating the UK housing market and encouraging landlords to support this cohort into accommodation

The government is committed to supporting this cohort into work. DWP is working with Ukrainians and employers to signpost and match job opportunities

Ukrainian parents will be able apply for a school place through the in-year admissions process. The Ukrainian Welcome Pack sets out this process in more detail. Local councils will work with families to enable all children to attend school or early years provision in the local area as soon as possible.

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