Councils need clarity over refugees – Local Government Association
23 September 2015
From the section UK
Refugees will travel to the UK from camps in countries neighbouring Syria, including Jordan
Key issues regarding the resettlement of 20,000 Syrian refugees to the UK still need to be “urgently resolved”, the Local Government Association says.
The first refugees to come to the UK since the government announced it was expanding its protection scheme arrived on Tuesday.
But the LGA said councils still did not know how the scheme would work, or what financial support they would get.
However, the Home Office said it was working closely with local authorities.
Earlier this month, Prime …read more
Source:: BBC UK