Syria (Humanitarian Response)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 4:16 pm on 4th February 2013.

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Photo of Justine Greening Justine Greening The Secretary of State for International Development 4:16 pm, 4th February 2013

I will need to write to the right hon. Gentleman to give him further details on that. He is right to point out that a number of countries in the EU have taken in Syrian refugees, including Sweden, which has a substantial Syrian diaspora. We need to make sure that we deal with the totality of this humanitarian crisis, and that involves making sure that when refugees end up in the EU we provide the support they need.