Decision details

Refugee Resettlement Future Scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The subject of the decision:


This report provided an overview of the Government’s recently announced global resettlement scheme and sought approval for participation in the scheme and commit to resettling a minimum of 30 persons between 2020/21 and 2023/24.


Alternative options considered:


Cabinet raised issues regarding the proposals and considered deferring consideration of the report for further information.


The reason for the decision:


Cabinet was not satisfied that it had all of the necessary information before it to make an informed decision.




That consideration of this matter be deferred until a future meeting of the Committee.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Helen Kemp, Director of Economy and Planning Email:

Report author: Helen Kemp

Publication date: 06/11/2019

Date of decision: 05/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/11/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/11/2019

Accompanying Documents: