Asylum Seekers: Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:07 pm on 18th November 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle Green 12:07 pm, 18th November 2020

My Lords, in 2016, Amnesty International found that the British people were the second most welcoming of refugees in the world, with 83% saying they would welcome them in their household and neighbourhood. Does the Minister think the British people are deeply concerned about reports of the abuses on the Croatia-Bosnia-Herzegovina border? Does he not think that people want the Government to do more to secure safe, orderly routes for some of these refugees to come to the UK?