Iraq: Refugees:Written question - 54142

Asked by Jim Shannon

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Asked on: 22 November 2016
Home Office
Iraq: Refugees
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if the Government will reassess and extend the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement scheme to accept minorities from Iraq who have been persecuted by Daesh.
Answered by: Mr Robert Goodwill
Answered on: 29 November 2016

The Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme is intended to help vulnerable Syrian nationals. Iraqi nationals are eligible for resettlement under our other, global resettlement schemes such as Gateway and Mandate. They may also qualify for resettlement under the Vulnerable Children’s Resettlement Scheme (VCRS) established earlier this year, which is not restricted to Syrian nationals.

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