Afghan resettlement pledge for Yorkshire and Humber

On 30 November 2021, local councils in Yorkshire and Humber announced they will welcome  around 1000 Afghan refugees to settle in the region under the Afghan resettlement programmes.

All 15 councils have pledged to resettle Afghans who have supported the British forces or are refugees whose lives were in imminent danger in Afghanistan. This work is critical in helping families resettle and rebuild their lives. So far 300 people have been resettled in Yorkshire and Humber. 

You can find each council's pledge below:

Councils Number of families Number of individuals 
Barnsley  5  
Bradford    150
Calderdale    38
Doncaster  8  
East Riding    61
Hull  6  
Kirklees    79
Leeds    142
North Lincolnshire  6  
North East Lincolnshire    20
North Yorkshire    120
Rotherham  2  
Sheffield    114
Wakefield    63
York    38

See also

The Duke of Cambridge talking with Afghan refugees  

"You couldn't be more welcome in the UK"

The Duke of Cambridge's message to Afghan people on his recent visit to Leeds.

More information on resettlement schemes



Page last updated: 03/12/2021 10:02:12

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