Refugees

Home Office written question – answered at on 17 September 2015.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many refugees have been accommodated in each local authority in England, Wales and Scotland under the Gateway scheme in each of the last five years.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration)

From 2010 up to 30 June this year, 3822 refugees have been accommodated by 14 local authorities under the Gateway Protection Programme. A further 22 refugees have been resettled with their relatives and were not accommodated by any local authority. It would not be appropriate for us to release details of where individuals are currently being placed or where they may be placed in the future, as this may undermine their privacy.

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