Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers add to the vibrant diversity of London’s cultural, social and community life.
Migrant workers help to make London the powerhouse of Britain’s economy and the Mayor wants to ensure that migration benefits all Londoners. The Mayor is determined to manage the pressures that population growth can put on communities and services. He also wants to stop the exploitation of migrants and promote opportunity.
London Enriched update
Read the London Enriched update, published in September 2013. This update of the Mayor’s Integration Strategy for London (see below) sets out the priorities for refugee and migrant integration in London for the rest of the Mayoral term and beyond.
London Enriched - the Mayor’s Integration Strategy for London
London Enriched, launched in 2009, the Mayor’s strategy for refugee integration aims to make sure that refugees can quickly overcome the challenges of settling in a new country.
London Enriched Year 2 Implementation Plan
The Mayor’s London Enriched Year 2 Implementation Plan details the course of action for achieving the core objectives set out in London Enriched.
Diversity and Equality in European cities (DIVE) project
The DIVE project encouraged cities to benefit from the diversity of their population and helped with the integration of migrants into their new societies. As a partner in the DIVE project, the Mayor signed the Integrating Cities Charter. Find out more on the Integrating Cities (external website).