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New Scots: refugee integration strategy 2018 to 2022

Published: 10 Jan 2018
Part of:
Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781788512916

The New Scots refugee integration strategy sets out an approach to support the vision of a welcoming Scotland.

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New Scots: refugee integration strategy 2018 to 2022
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Footnotes

1 Ager & Strang (2008) Understanding Integration: A Conceptual Framework; Journal of Refugee Studies (2008) 21 (2): 166-191: https://academic.oup.com/jrs/article/21/2/166/1621262/Understanding-Integration-A-Conceptual-Framework and Ager, A & Strang A (2004) 'Indicators of Integration. Final Report' Home Office Development and Practice Report 28: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110218135832/http:/rds.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs04/dpr28.pdf

2 https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/sites/homeaffairs/files/what-we-do/policies/european-agenda-migration/proposal-implementation-package/docs/20160607/communication_action_plan_integration_third-country_nationals_en.pdf

3 Ager & Strang (2008) Understanding Integration: A Conceptual Framework; Journal of Refugee Studies (2008) 21 (2): 166-191: https://academic.oup.com/jrs/article/21/2/166/1621262/Understanding-Integration-A-Conceptual-Framework and Ager, A & Strang A (2004) 'Indicators of Integration. Final Report' Home Office Development and Practice Report 28: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110218135832/http:/rds.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs04/dpr28.pdf

4 See Annex B for more detail on involving refugee and asylum seeker voices in New Scots implementation.

5 Ager & Strang (2008) Understanding Integration: A Conceptual Framework; Journal of Refugee Studies (2008) 21 (2): 166-191, see:
https://academic.oup.com/jrs/article/21/2/166/1621262/Understanding-Integration-A-Conceptual-Framework and http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110218135832/http:/rds.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs04/dpr28.pdf

6 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1999/33/contents

7 http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7511/CBP-7511.pdf

8 www.gov.scot/newscotsfinalreport

9 https://s3.amazonaws.com/unhcrsharedmedia/2016/2016-06-20-global-trends/2016-06-14-Global-Trends-2015.pdf

10 The programme was expanded in 2017 to include people of other nationalities, who had been displaced by the conflict in Syria.

11 See Annex A for more detail of the engagement process.

12 See Annex B for more detail on the New Scots implementation process.

13 See Context chapter for more information about equality in Scotland.

14 http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/STUD/2016/556929/IPOL_STU(2016)556929_EN.pdf

15 https://www.equality-network.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Sanctuary-Safety-and-Solidarity.pdf

16 https://www.stonewall.org.uk/resources/no-safe-refuge-2016

17 http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0000/8499/LGBTI_info_LoRes.pdf

18 See Annex B for more information about New Scots implementation structures, including the Evidence Group.

19 http://www.volunteerscotland.net/

20 http://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/

21 http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CCPR.aspx

22 http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CESCR.aspx

23 http://www.echr.coe.int/Documents/Convention_ENG.pdf

24 http://ec.europa.eu/justice/fundamental-rights/charter/index_en.htm

25 http://www.unhcr.org/uk/3b66c2aa10

26 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1998/46/schedule/5

27 http://www.gov.scot/About/Performance/scotPerforms

28 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/contents

29 Established under Chapter 1 of the Equality Act 2010: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/part/11/chapter/1

30 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00517333.pdf

31 /publications/fairer-scotland-action-plan

32 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0052/00527488.pdf

33 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0049/00497601.pdf

34 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0052/00528746.pdf

35 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00510948.pdf

36 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0045/00454152.pdf

37 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0049/00493752.pdf

38 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/8/contents

39 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00518587.pdf

40 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/12/contents/enacted

41 https://digitalpublications.parliament.scot/Committees/Report/EHRiC/2017/5/22/Hidden-Lives---New-Beginnings--Destitution--asylum-and-insecure-immigration-status-in-Scotland

42 http://www.parliament.scot/S5_Equal_Opps/Inquiries/Scottish_Government_Response_to_Hidden_Lives_New_Beginnings_20170721.pdf

43 /publications/tackling-prejudice-building-connected-communities-scottish-government-response-report-independent

44 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0050/00506074.pdf

45 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2014/8/contents/enacted

46 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/Young-People/gettingitright

47 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1995/36/contents

48 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/12/contents/enacted

49 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1999/33/part/VI

50 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-whilst-an-asylum-claim-is-considered/working-in-the-uk-whilst-an-asylum-case-is-considered

51 https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/file_import/ip033_en_2.pdf

52 https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/sites/homeaffairs/files/what-we-do/policies/european-agenda-migration/proposal-implementation-package/docs/20160607/communication_action_plan_integration_third-country_nationals_en.pdf

53 https://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/languages-for-the-future-report.pdf

54 http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/1142/Full_Integration_Report_June_2016.pdf

55 https://www.apprenticeships.scot/become-an-apprentice/modern-apprenticeships/

56 https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/media/40691/2869_sds_equalities_action_plan_digital_v7.pdf

57 http://www.bgateway.com/

58 http://www.cando.scot/

59 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00516611.pdf

60 http://www.firstport.org.uk/funding

61 A Claimant Commitment sets out what claimants have agreed to do to prepare for and look for work, or to increase earnings if already working. It will be based on personal circumstances and will be reviewed and updated on an on-going basis. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-and-your-claimant-commitment-quick-guide/universal-credit-and-your-claimant-commitment

62 http://www.gov.scot/resource/doc/340696/0112970.pdf

63 Local authorities, housing associations and housing cooperatives.

64 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00515058.pdf

65 https://beta.gov.scot/groups/homelessness-and-rough-sleeping-action-group/

66 Housing associations or housing cooperatives that are registered with the Scottish Housing Regulator.

67 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2000/6

68 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2014/8

69 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Schools/curriculum

70 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Schools/welfare/ASL

71 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Schools/Raisingeducationalattainment

72 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/Young-People/gettingitright

73 https://education.gov.scot/scottish-education-system/policy-for-scottish-education/policy-drivers/Developing%20the%20Young%20Workforce%20(DYW)

74 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00511513.pdf

75 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/339854/0112382.pdf

76 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/339854/0112382.pdf

77 The Students' Allowances (Scotland) Regulations 2007: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2007/153/schedule/1/made, The Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Regulations 2007: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2007/154/schedule/1/made, and The Education (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2011: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2011/389/contents/made

78 http://www.sfc.ac.uk/web/FILES/GUI_SFCGD082015_Feewaivergrantpolicy201516/SFCGD082015_Fee_Waiver_Grant_policy_2015-16_Flowchart_annex.pdf

79 http://www.universities-scotland.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Guidance-on-Providing-Asylum-Seekers-and-Refugees-with-Access-to-Higher-Education-Nov-2016.pdf

80 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2013/175/introduction/made

81 https://www.education.gov.scot/Documents/ESOLStrategy2015to2020.pdf

82 http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0001/4110/Sharing_Lives_Sharing__Languages_REPORT.pdf

83 http://www.migrationscotland.org.uk/uploads/17-12-12%20FINAL%20ESOL%20GUIDANCE.pdf

84 https://www.education.gov.scot/improvement/Documents/modlang5-learning-in-two-plus-languages.pdf

85 https://beta.gov.scot/policies/languages/language-learning/

86 https://education.gov.scot/improvement/modlang12-one-plus-two-approach

87 http://www.healthscotland.scot/publications/human-rights-and-the-right-to-health

88 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0047/00470219.pdf

89 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0045/00451263.pdf

90 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0052/00528139.pdf

91 An Integration Authority is the body that is responsible for planning integrated care, i.e. health and social care. It will decide which integrated services will be provided, how they will be funded and what they should look like. They will direct the NHS Board and local authority to deliver those services. http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Health/Policy/Health-Social-Care-Integration

92 https://www.nhsresearchscotland.org.uk/research-areas/mental-health and http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0046/00469088.pdf – in any one year between 18% and 26% of Scotland's population are affected by mental illness.

93 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00516047.pdf

94 http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/education-and-training/by-discipline/psychology/multiprofessional-psychology/national-trauma-training-framework.aspx

95 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/9/contents/enacted

96 For example, http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0000/9691/Peer_Education_Evaluation_Report_FINAL.pdf

97 http://safepassage.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Scotland-Refugees-Welcome-Report-27.11.17.pdf

98 Widening The Welcome, Scottish Community Development Centre (forthcoming)

99 http://www.volunteerscotland.org.uk/

100 https://www.befriending.co.uk/

101 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/17002/0023718.pdf

102 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/16002

103 https://sportscotland.org.uk/

104 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/6/contents/enacted

105 https://beta.gov.scot/publications/scotland-welcomes-refugees-conference-summary/New%20Scots%20Conference%20summary%20report.pdf?inline=true

106 https://consult.gov.scot/equality-unit/new-scots/supporting_documents/New%20Scots%20%20Engagement%20%20Facilitation%20Guide.pdf

107 The Integration Forum was established in 2015 as part of Scotland's response to the humanitarian crisis and involves a wide range of partners, primarily from the third sector.

108 See Annex B for more information

109 The Refugee Taskforce was established to lead Scotland's response to the humanitarian crisis in 2015 and concluded its work in 2016.

110 http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CAT.aspx

111 http://www.osce.org/odihr/19223?download=true


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