Refugees: Syria:Written question - HL5516

Asked on: 21 February 2017
Home Office
Refugees: Syria
Lords
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many unaccompanied Syrian children are estimated to be in the EU; how many of those have been resettled, and in which EU countries; and how many have come to the UK as a result of the scheme under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.
Answered on: 07 March 2017

Eurostat figures for UASC claims in 2015: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/7244677/3-02052016-AP-EN.pdf/

(NB 2016 data on UASC claims is only available for a few countries, not including UK, and so not yet useable).

Less than 10 Syrian National Children have been transferred to the UK under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.

Europa - eurostat pdf (PDF Document, 89.91 KB)

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