Decision details

Proposal to Extend Cherwell District Council's Participation in Refugee Resettlement

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To provide an update on Cherwell’s participation within the Government’s Vulnerable Person’s Relocation Scheme (VPRS) and recommend its continued participation in the new global initiative to resettle 5,000 refugees from April 2020


Decision non-key




(1)      That Cherwell District Council’s participation in the new global scheme which begins in April 2020 be supported.


(2)      That a further 6 families for resettlement under the new scheme be accepted.


Corporate Priorities : Thriving Communities & Wellbeing;

Reason No Public Access: No

Contact: Chris Weight, Housing Partnerhsips Officer Email: Tel: 01295 227931.

Report author: Chris Weight

Publication date: 06/11/2019

Date of decision: 04/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 04/11/2019 - Executive

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