The Liberal Democrats have pledged to increase the number of Syrian refugees coming to Britain to 10,000 per year. The current government policy is to allow only 20,000 to come in by the year 2020.
Party leader Time Farron will be visiting a refugee charity in Cheltenham to say:
‘This is about the sort of country we are.
“The Britain I love is an open, tolerant, united country with a generous spirit and compassion for those in need. I love my country – and I hate it when my government makes me feel ashamed.
“Faced with suffering and trauma on a scale not seen since the Second World War, Theresa May has willfully chosen to tear up her promises to help some of the most vulnerable children and people in the world’
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