Research details

Migrant workers: Meeting the challenge. Report from Yorkshire and Humberside regional event

Author[s] GOYH

Date 2006



This is a report of a regional event on migrant workers which aimed to provide participants with background to recent migration, offer opportunities to discuss issues raised and share good practice.


The event was attended by 140 people and included presentations on migration and workshops.

Key issues

The report summarises three presentations on recent migration, statistics, employment and migrant needs; and reports on issues, points raised in discussion and key messages from six workshops. These were: policy, information and coordination; local economy and labour market; engaging with migrant communities; community cohesion; improving service responses; and communication and understanding.


The report outlines conclusions and ways forward identified on the day on ensuring coordination and leadership, improving information about migrants, engaging with communities, better information and communications for new arrivals, helping service to respond and community cohesion.

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Published by
Government Office for Yorkshire and the Humber, Leeds

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