David Burrowes calls on Government to support education for refugees

25th May 2016

David Burrowes calls on Government to help the integration of refugees with support for education, in particular English language courses.

I welcome the Minister’s support for the idea that it is never too late to learn. For some refugees, coming to this country will be their first chance to learn. Will the Minister outline the Government’s commitment to supporting their integration, not least in terms of English language courses, which are a crucial component of their learning?

We are committed to supporting refugees as they enter the higher education system, and we will look closely at whether there are any gaps in their support with respect to English language provision.

 

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