Limit set on council child refugee numbers

Neil Puffett
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A limit on the number of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children that local authorities will be expected to support has been set by government.

A new national scheme for the distribution of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children will come into effect on 1 July. Picture: Shutterstock
A new national scheme for the distribution of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children will come into effect on 1 July. Picture: Shutterstock

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