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Contribution Of Carmarthen To Refugee Day 20 June 2018

EDM number 1430 in 2017-19, proposed by Jonathan Edwards on 20/06/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Asylum.

That this House recognises 20 June 2018 as World Refugee Day; welcomes all those refugees who have settled in Carmarthen; further recognises the superb work of people of Carmarthen in welcoming refugees to the country; supports the role played by Carmarthen in supporting refugees, through the work of the Syrian Refugee Resettlement Programme; notes the work of the Ethnic Minorities and Youth Support Team Wales in supporting resettled refugees in Carmarthenshire and elsewhere; further notes the success of refugee and resettlement programmes in Wales which as of 2017 had found homes for 722 people; further notes the importance of taking in refugees as part of the UK's role internationally; and calls on the Government to fulfil its international obligations to resettle more refugees in the UK and to provide adequate support for councils and community organisations to support refugees in Wales and throughout the UK.

This motion has been signed by a total of 11 MPs.

Jonathan Edwards20/06/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruProposed
Ben Lake20/06/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSeconded
Liz Saville Roberts20/06/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Hywel Williams20/06/2018ArfonPlaid CymruSeconded
Jim Shannon21/06/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Patrick Grady21/06/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Tim Farron21/06/2018Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSigned
Chris Stephens25/06/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss12/07/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown16/07/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry16/07/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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