Regional Groups

Migrant Worker Steering Group

Migrant Worker Steering Group (MWSG) leads on migrant worker issues within the Strategic Migration Partnership, and provides strategic leadership for interagency co-operation in addressing issues facing migrant workers, existing communities and businesses and the region as a whole. It has developed two distinct sub-groups to address the particular needs of migrants regarding housing and health.

The Migrant Worker Steering Group's terms of reference are available here

2019/20 meeting dates:

  • 11 June 2019, 1.30pm - 3.00pm, Bury St Edmunds
  • 9 October 2019, 12:30pm - 2:30pm, Bedford   
  • 12 February 2020; 11:00am-12:30pm, Cambridge 
  • June 2020, time & venue tbc

Meetings are rotated across the region to facilitate participation.


No Recourse to Public Funds Group

No Recourse to Public Funds group (NRPF) comprises senior social services leads and the voluntary sector representatives who meet to share issues, practice and updates relating to people from abroad who have no recourse to public funds.

The groups term's of reference are available here

2019/20 meeting dates:

  • 23 April 2019, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • 16 July 2019, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • 15 October 2019, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • 14 January 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

All meetings are held at West Suffolk House, Bury St Edmunds