Research details

Research into refugees in Yorkshire and Humberside

Author[s] BMG Research

Date 2004



To explore the experience of training and employment of refugees across Yorkshire and Humber.


The research, funded by the Learning and Skills Council, included secondary data analysis and strategic consultations, 424 face to face surveys, 8 focus groups and 36 in depth interviews with refugees accessed through refugee community organisations [RCOs] and other points.

Key issues

The research attempts to enumerate the asylum seeker and refugee population from available data and extrapolation from the survey, and provides information gathered on language clusters in dispersal sites. Findings are presented from interview and survey data on employment, learning and skills, and access to services and community involvement.


Broad recommendations are offered that relate to provision of advice, modes of communication to refugees, educational courses, English classes, and housing advice / access.

Further details

Resource type
Published by
Learning and Skills Council, Yorkshire and Humber

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