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Council: Develop Support for Young Refugees

21 July 2016

Motion

This Council recognises the plight of vulnerable young refugees and Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children who seek refuge in our Medway community.

It undertakes to engage in constructive dialogue with community groups, voluntary agencies, statutory bodies, educational institutions and other interested parties to develop support networks and opportunities for integration that may include but are not limited to:

  • Educational opportunities;
  • Access to purposeful activities; and
  • Structured contact with local residents.

On being put to the vote, the motion was lost.

Vote Result

Votes by Councillor

For For For 15

The following councillors voted in favour of the motion:

Against Against Against 29

The following councillors voted against the motion:

Abstain Abstain Abstain 5

The following councillors abstained from voting on the motion:

Absent Absent Absent 6

The following councillors were absent from the vote:

To view the list of councillors who voted in favour or against the motion, those who abstained and those who were absent, click on the appropriate heading.

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