Join the Welsh Refugee Council in supporting Oxfam’s call to get Wales to accept 724 refugees in 2016.
Oxfam’s updated fair share analysis on how many people should be resettled in Wales on Walesonline yesterday, follows the Home Secretary Theresa May’s “chilling” speech on asylum reform and immigration crackdown.
The analysis looks at some of the reasons why Wales should accept 724 refugees citing “Wales is well placed to be trailblazing nation” - Carys Thomas, head of Oxfam Cymru cemented by Lesley Griffiths, AM and Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty confirmation at her Senedd address yesterday that “all 22 Welsh local authorities are prepare to play their part to resettle Syrian families in their communities.
The proposed target figure is a great start however the Welsh Refugee Council would like to see more refugees settled in Wales. The poll now stands at 70% but we still need this figure to be higher to gain a louder voice in this discussion.
Vote here and tell the authorities that you want Wales to protect more refugees.