Rough sleeping EEA nationals

Liam Sheehan made this Freedom of Information request to Hounslow Borough Council

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Dear Hounslow 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

Freedom of Information, Hounslow Borough Council

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Rapinder Johal, Hounslow Borough Council

Dear Mr Sheehan

Thank you for your email today.

I will be passing your email to the relevant Section and they should respond within 20 working days.

In the meantime, if you would like to contact us you may do so at [email address]

Yours sincerely,
Rapinder
Customer Relations Officer
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Sally OSullivan, Hounslow Borough Council

Re sent as requested

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