Refugees: Syria

Home Office written question – answered on 29th October 2018.

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Photo of John Lamont John Lamont Conservative, Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk

What progress the Government has made on placing vulnerable Syrian families in the UK.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

We are on track to meet the Government’s commitment to resettle 20,000 refugees under the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme by 2020.

Over 12,800 refugees who have fled the Syrian conflict have now been resettled since the scheme began, and they are being supported by more than 280 local authorities across the UK.

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