Select Committee on Education and Employment Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence


Annex 2

THE MAIN RECENT RESEARCH STUDIES ON BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT

Drawing on the following research reports and sources:

    —  Refugee Education, Training and Employment in Inner London (AET 1998).

    —  Developments to Assist Refugees and Asylum Seekers towards Earlier Self-sufficiency. A report for Refugee Action (MBA December 1970).

    —  The Settlement of Refugees in Britain; Carey-Wood, Duke, Karn and Marshall. HO 141. (1995).

    —  Haringey New Deal (AET 1998).

    —  Tottenham Task Force Study (GFA Consulting 1996).

    —  A Survey of Refugee Engineers in the UK (WUS. NERS etc. November 1998).

    —  European Integration Project findings to date. (Antwerp Conference report in a few weeks).

    —  Refugee Skills Net Project (LRC for Peabody. Completed).

    —  Somali Community in Tower Hamlets. A Report Prepared for the East London Somali Consortium (CSC September 1998).

    —  Refugee Council Research into the Conditions Necessary for Success in Obtaining Employment. (MBA. Due to finish in March 1999).

    —  PLRTEN research into models of vocational training which lead to employment. (Thomas Coram Foundation. Results in June 1999).

OTHER SOURCES EG

  City Parochial Foundation "Hidden Talents" Event involving national employers and individual refugees and asylum seekers with permission to work; evidence from London transport etc.


 
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