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Refugees: Afghanistan

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 119905, tabled on 7 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 17 January 2022 to Question 102809, whether her Department plans to contact any Afghan citizens who are not British Council or GardaWorld contractors or Chevening Alumni within the first year of the third referral pathway of the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme.

Answered on

3 March 2022

The framework of the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) was set out in the oral statement of 6 January. In Year 1 of the ACRS, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office will consider at-risk British Council and GardaWorld contractors and Chevening alumni for resettlement under the third pathway.

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