Refugees: Afghanistan

(asked on 16th November 2021) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent progress she has made on the opening of the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme.


Answered by
Victoria Atkins Portrait
Victoria Atkins
Minister for Afghan resettlement
This question was answered on 24th November 2021

The Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme is not yet open and remains under development. Officials are working urgently to stand up the remaining elements of the scheme. However, the first to be resettled through this scheme will be some of those who arrived in the UK under the evacuation programme, which included individuals who were considered to be at particular risk – including women’s rights activists, prosecutors and journalists.

Further information on the eligibility, prioritisation and referral of people for the ACRS is set out in the policy statement published on gov.uk on 13 September, available at www.gov.uk/government/publications/afghanistan-resettlement-and-immigration-policy-statement.

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