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Central and Eastern European migrant communities in Salford and Bury : Executive summary

Scullion, LC and Morris, GJ 2010, Central and Eastern European migrant communities in Salford and Bury : Executive summary , Project Report, University of Salford.

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Abstract

The arrival of Central and Eastern European migrant communities into Salford and Bury has placed extra demand on public services as well as changing the demographic make–up of communities. While there is general awareness on the part of public services of significant in-migration, often into deprived urban locations, and statistical evidence of such migration from governmental recording schemes, there is limited data on the specific areas of residence and the breakdown by age, gender and household type of these new arrivals. There is also a lack of awareness of their particular needs with regard to core areas of public service delivery (health, education, community safety, etc.) and how services can adequately respond to meet these. Finally, there is a knowledge gap in relation to the people’s future intentions. In order to provide an initial baseline of knowledge in these areas a study brief was developed to enhance intelligence in relation to the Czech, Polish and Slovak communities in both local authority areas. This study was also intended to inform community cohesion and integration actions, as well as the priorities for local neighbourhood level work. The research was commissioned by Salford City Council and Bury Metropolitan Borough Council in October 2009 and was conducted by Salford Housing & Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) at the University of Salford.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
Publisher: University of Salford
Funders: Salford City Council and Bury Metropolitan Borough Council
Depositing User: L Scullion
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2015 10:59
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2016 19:31
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/35841

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