Facility for Refugees in Turkey: over €1.4 billion in support of education and health for Syrian refugees

The EU is delivering on its commitment to speed up the implementation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey bringing the total amount mobilised to more than €2 billion to finance actions in the field of health, education, socio-economic support as well as humanitarian assistance for Syrian refugees Today, the European Commission adopted the Special … Read more

Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children to be resettled from Europe

The government announced a new initiative for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children to be resettled in the UK from Greece, Italy and France. children registered in Greece, Italy or France before 20 March to be eligible for resettlement government to work with local authorities on plans to resettle unaccompanied children programme to extend government’s twin-track approach of … Read more

Knowsley ready to welcome Syrian refugees

Knowsley Council has reaffirmed its commitment to welcoming its fair share of refugees from Syria under the Government’s resettlement scheme. Over the next four years, Knowsley has offered to resettle up to 50 Syrian refugees after receiving assurances from Government about the financial support available to assist this. All authorities in the City Region have … Read more

PM: Government has met commitment to resettle 1,000 refugees by Christmas

Speaking at Prime Minister’s Questions, the PM announced the UK has delivered on its promise of resettling 1,000 Syrian refugees by Christmas. 1,000 vulnerable Syrian refugees resettled through the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement scheme PM announced in September that scheme would be expanded to take up to 20,000 vulnerable Syrians over next 5 years Part of … Read more