Attitudes harden towards refugees from Syria and Libya, BBC poll suggests
4 February 2016
From the section England
Syrian refugee children at a camp in Lebanon. A BBC/ComRes poll has found more people think fewer refugees should be allowed to come to Britain.
Attitudes towards allowing refugees into Great Britain have hardened, a survey for BBC Local Radio suggests.
Two in five (41%) now say Britain should accept fewer refugees from Syria and Libya.
The figure was 31% in September 2015, after the publication of photographs of two-year-old Syrian Alan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey.
The ComRes poll …read more
Source:: BBC world news feed