Cornwall Council: Information on Refugee crisis

Leader of Cornwall Council John Pollard has pledged Cornwall’s support for the refugees fleeing the Sryian civil war and says that the authority has been drawing up plans to ensure it is ready to offer help when the Government provides details on how and where refuges will be resettled.Speaking at a recent meeting of the full Council Mr Pollard said it was vital that Cornwall provided the succour and support that those who are fleeing oppression and seeking freedom need.

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How will the arrangements for settling Syrian refugees operate and be funded?
What will the status of the new arrivals be?
Is there a scheme already in operation?
What is the current system for supporting asylum seekers and what is local government’s involvement in it?
How can residents wishing to offer support help?
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