Farry says UK Government’s new scheme for Afghan refugees “woefully inadequate”

The UK Government’s scheme to resettle Afghan refugees is woefully inadequate, Alliance MP Stephen Farry has said. The proposals are to resettle 20,000 Afghans, with only 5,000 places available this year. In addition, the Home Secretary has warned Afghans using illegal means to cross the English Channel “will claim asylum in the way in which […]

Farry demands urgent large-scale resettlement scheme to protect Afghans civilians – especially women and girls

“Millions are at risk in Afghanistan. The Government has a responsibility to protect Afghan civilians, not just those who have assisted British forces”, Stephen Farry MP has said, following news that Parliament will be recalled next week to urgently discuss the situation in Afghanistan. The recall of Parliament follows announcements that the Taliban have reached […]