Russia-Ukraine war: How many visas under the Homes For Ukraine scheme have been issued in Portsmouth, Gosport, Havant, Fareham, and Hampshire?

HUNDREDS of visas under the Homes For Ukraine scheme have been issued across the country.

Friday, 22nd April 2022, 3:24 pm

The sponsorship scheme allows Ukrainian nationals and family members to come to the UK if they have a named sponsor.

Data shows published by the Home Office and the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities, shows the amount given to each local authority.

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The Spinnaker Tower lit up in the colours of the Ukrainian flag. Picture: Phillip Bramble.

Visas have been announced based on the postcode of the sponsor’s address, or of the accommodation address if the applicant is not staying with the sponsor.

Figures do not contain the number of visas issued through the Ukraine Family Scheme, where allows applicants join family members or extend their UK stay.

Here are the statistics for Portsmouth, Gosport, Havant, Fareham, and other Hampshire local authorities.

Portsmouth – 38

Gosport – 27

Fareham – 44

Havant – 47

Chichester – 222

Basingstoke and Deane – 106

Eastleigh – 99

Southampton – 79

East Hampshire – 132

New Forest – 142

Hart – 99

Winchester – 186

Rushmoor – 51