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Syria — Question for Short Debate

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:37 pm on 9th January 2014.

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Photo of Lord Warner Lord Warner Labour 2:37 pm, 9th January 2014

I am sorry to interrupt the Minister’s flow, but is he well informed on the circumstances in which people are living as refugees in Lebanon in particular? Lebanon has laws that prevent any of those refugees working: they have no means of sustaining themselves. Does that not make a little difference to the Government’s views about how these people can survive over a long period?