[Mr David Crausby in the Chair] — UNHCR: Admission Pathways for Syrian Refugees

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 9:30 am on 16th March 2016.

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Photo of Margaret Ferrier Margaret Ferrier Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland Office) 9:30 am, 16th March 2016

There are an estimated 26,000 unaccompanied child refugees in Europe. Although it is welcome that the Prime Minister has said that the UK will accept some of those children, it goes nowhere near what is needed. Will the hon. Lady join me in calling on the UK Government to be a responsible global citizen and proactively seek out refugee children in Europe with family connections in the UK so as to speed up the process of reunification?