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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5O-00708: Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 22 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what representations it has made to the UK Government regarding its decision to end the Dubs scheme for bringing lone child refugees to the UK.

Answered by: Alasdair Allan 1 March 2017

On 9 February 2017 the First Minister wrote to the Prime Minister expressing disappointment at the recent decision, and urging the UK Government to reconsider.

The First Minister reiterated Scotland’s readiness to provide a place of safety to unaccompanied children.