UN World Humanitarian Summit

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — International Development – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 3rd February 2016.

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Photo of Diane Abbott Diane Abbott Shadow Secretary of State for International Development 11:30 am, 3rd February 2016

The Secretary of State will be aware that the biggest humanitarian crisis we face is the refugee crisis. The House respects the work that the Government have done on the Syria conference and investing in the camps, but what about the refugees, particularly child refugees, who are not in the camps? We heard this week that for the first time since the crisis began women and children make up the majority of the refugees who are travelling to Greece. How many child refugees who are not in the camps do the Government propose to take?