Refugees: Syria

HM Treasury written question – answered on 18th September 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Rosindell Andrew Rosindell Conservative, Romford

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what arrangements he is planning for the reallocation of his Department's funding for the resettlement of Syrian refugees within the UK.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

In accordance with OECD directives, the UK’s official development assistance budget will be used to cover support costs for Syrian refugees in the first twelve months of their stay. Funding arrangements to support the resettlement of Syrian refugees in future years will be considered as part of the 2015 spending review.

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