Is the community sponsorship scheme adding to the numbers of refugees coming to the UK?


When the scheme was introduced, sponsored refugee families were not in addition to the resettlement number already pledged by the government.

However, in June 2019, we won our campaign to #ExtendtheWelcome, and the government agreed that in the new resettlement scheme, families who are resettled through community sponsorship will be counted in addition to government resettlement numbers.

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