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Contribution Of Gwynedd To Refugee Day 20 June 2018

EDM number 1432 in 2017-19, proposed by Hywel Williams on 20/06/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Asylum and Local government.

That this House recognises that 20 June 2018 is World Refugee Day; extends a welcome to all refugees who have settled in Gwynedd; recognises the incredible work of individuals in Gwynedd in welcoming refugees to our country; supports the contribution of Gwynedd Council in its work to support refugees, through the work of the Syrian Refugee Resettlement Programme; celebrates the work of Pobl I Bobl and CEFN in providing aid to those seeking safety on these shores and beyond; notes the success of refugees resettlement programs in Wales which as of 2017 had found homes for 722 people; further notes the importance of taking in refugees as part of our role on the international stage; and calls on the Government and Welsh Government to fulfil 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 across the UK.

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

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Hywel Williams20/06/2018ArfonPlaid CymruProposed
Liz Saville Roberts20/06/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Jonathan Edwards20/06/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Ben Lake20/06/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSeconded
Tim Farron21/06/2018Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jim Shannon21/06/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Chris Stephens25/06/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Wera Hobhouse27/06/2018BathLiberal DemocratSigned
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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