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Contact with your local Council or Authority is an important element in becoming a City of Sanctuary and as part of campaigns on issues such as destitution and resettlement. 

Examples

Birmingham

Birmingham City Council sets out their commitment to being a place of sanctuary

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Brighton

Sanctuary-on-Sea share how they have worked with their Local Authority

Lewisham

Lewisham City Council share how they have embedded Sanctuary in their corporate strategy

Bradford

Bradford City of Sanctuary discuss their journey working with the Local Authority

Sheffield

The first City of Sanctuary share some of their learning over the years

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Newcastle

Newcastle were the first local authority to employ a City of Sanctuary worker.

Support from Swindon Borough Council for hosting scheme

Swindon Borough Council has agreed that hosts with Swindon's new hosting project with a sole occupancy discount on Council tax will keep that when hosting up to 3 months.

Colchester Borough of Sanctuary

Colchester Borough Council have passed a motion to become a Borough of Sanctuary

Powys County Council

The Hay, Brecon and Talgarth group have been in touch with their Council about the Resettlement scheme.