Find a room for refugees, says Bristol mayor
4 September 2015
From the section Bristol
Syrian and Afghan refugees arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos
Bristol’s mayor is urging people to find a spare room in their homes for refugees, as the council says it hopes to take some of the “desperate”.
George Ferguson said social housing was full, but he hoped those “fortunate enough” to have space would help.
Bristol, a city of sanctuary, is also in talks with charities and landlords about finding space.
The prime minister has said the UK will accept thousands more Syrian refugees in response to the humanitarian crisis.
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