Rough sleeping EEA nationals

Liam Sheehan made this Freedom of Information request to Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council

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Dear Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council,

This request is concerning the work the council has been conducting with Immigration Compliance and Enforcement (ICE) teams and the Home Office in relation to rough sleepers.
For the last year can I know:
1) How many visits to rough sleepers have you conducted with ICE/Home office officials?
2) What are the locations of the visits in Q1?
3) How many people agreed to voluntarily return through these visits? And what were the nationalities of these individuals?
4) How many people were detained by ICE/Home Office through these visits? And what were the nationalities of these individuals?
Generally can I have:
1) The guidance the council’s team working with ICE/Home Office follow when investigating the immigration status of rough sleepers? And when facilitating voluntary return of rough sleepers?
2) The amount of funding from central government (DCLG or Home Office) the council has received in the last 4 years to aid the Home Office with immigration enforcement of rough sleepers?
3) Any reports that evaluate previous work with the Home Office/ICE in aiding with immigration enforcement of rough sleepers?
4) Any proposals submitted in the last 12 months to gain future funding for aiding the Home Office/ICE with immigration enforcement of rough sleepers?

Yours faithfully,

Liam Sheehan

H and F In Touch, Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council

Our reference: 1000599
 
 
Dear Mr. Sheehan 
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 6 January
2017.  Your request has been summarised as follows:
 
This request is concerning the work the council has been conducting with
Immigration Compliance and Enforcement (ICE) teams and the Home Office in
relation to rough sleepers.

For the last year can I know:
1) How many visits to rough sleepers have you conducted with ICE/Home
office officials?
2) What are the locations of the visits in Q1?
3) How many people agreed to voluntarily return through these visits? And
what were the nationalities of these individuals?
4) How many people were detained by ICE/Home Office through these visits?
And what were the nationalities of these individuals?

Generally can I have:
1) The guidance the council’s team working with ICE/Home Office follow
when investigating the immigration status of rough sleepers? And when
facilitating voluntary return of rough sleepers?
2) The amount of funding from central government (DCLG or Home Office) the
council has received in the last 4 years to aid the Home Office with
immigration enforcement of rough sleepers?
3) Any reports that evaluate previous work with the Home Office/ICE in
aiding with immigration enforcement of rough sleepers?
4) Any proposals submitted in the last 12 months to gain future funding
for aiding the Home Office/ICE with immigration enforcement of rough
sleepers?
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
and we aim to send a response by 3 February 2017 - this is 20 working days
from the date of receipt.
 
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Yours sincerely
 
 
h&f InTouch team
 

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Leigh-Anna Smith, Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council

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Information request
Our reference: 1000599
 
 
Dear Mr. Sheehan
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 6 January 2017.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Lucy Baker
Paths Manager
 
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