Policy briefings

We influence policies and decisions that affect refugees

Policy Work Our aim is to influence the policies and decisions that have an impact on refugees and asylum seekers in the UK, based on the experiences of refugees in the UK.

We do this by working with officials and decision-makers, and responding to consultations and inquiries on forthcoming policy and legislation.

Our policy work focuses on key areas of the asylum system including destitution, housing, legal support, detention, and integration, as well issues facing vulnerable groups such as separated children and women.

We also work in partnership with those who share our aims, including other voluntary sector organisations and professional associations.

You can read our briefings below.

Title Publish date Overview

Asylum statistics 2011

01/03/2012

Refugee Council briefing on Home Office asylum statistics for 2011 [February 2012]

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Refugee Council submission to Leveson Enquiry

15/02/2012

Refugee Council submission to Leveson Enquiry [February 2012]

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Asylum statistics

29/12/2011

Refugee Council briefing on Home Office asylum statistics for 2011 [December 2011]

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ASP Statement on Integration

08/12/2011

Asylum Support Partnership Statement on Move-On and Integration Advice following cuts to RIES and OSS Services [December 2011]

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Asylum statistics

12/10/2011

Refugee Council briefing on Home Office asylum statistics for 2011 [October 2011]

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RCC Briefing on Higher Education

12/10/2011

Refugee Children’s Consortium Briefing on Access to Higher Education for Refugee Young People [November 2011]

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Immigration statistics

11/05/2011

Refugee Council outlines concerns in response to “Changes to immigration-related Home Office statistical outputs” [May 2011]

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Women

11/05/2011

Refugee Council response to the consultation paper Strengthening Women’s Voices in Government [June 2011]

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Asylum statistics

04/04/2011

Refugee Council briefing on Home Office asylum statistics for 2010 [April 2011]

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