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Motion ref. S6M-01642

East and West Dunbartonshire Councils Help with the Resettlement of Afghan Refugees

Submitted by: Pam Gosal, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Supported by: Miles Briggs, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Meghan Gallacher, Christine Grahame, Liam Kerr, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Douglas Ross, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Alexander Stewart, David Torrance, Mercedes Villalba, Annie Wells, Tess White

That the Parliament notes the decisions of East and West Dunbartonshire councils to support the resettlement of Afghan refugees, and believes that, by agreeing to participate in the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy Scheme and the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme, this will help people who are fleeing tyranny, persecution or even death by providing them with a safe place to call home and in which to prosper.