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A Welsh authority is struggling to rehouse Syrian refugees because of a shortage of suitable housing.
The Government must ensure local authorities are ‘fairly and fully financially resourced’ to house asylum seekers, an open letter from refugee groups says.
Over 8,500 Syrian refugees have been resettled by more than 200 local authorities under the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement (VPR) scheme, new figures have revealed.
The home secretary today announced £1m of extra funding to help communities support Syrian refugees.
The Government is going against its own guidance and allowing asylum seekers to fall into destitution, charity warns.
MPs have condemned the ‘two-tier system of refugee protection’ which is leaving refugees homeless and destitute, undermining their integration prospects.
Councils have the capacity to take up to 4,000 unaccompanied child migrants providing they are handed Government cash to support any new scheme, MPs report.
More than 200 local authorities across the UK have housed Syrian refugees in the last one and a half years, new figures reveal.
William Eichler argues the decision to scrap the Dubs scheme for child refugee should come as no surprise.
The Government has announced it will end its commitment to take in thousands of unaccompanied child refugees after only 350 have been brought to Britain.