The Scottish Refugee Council works with refugees and asylum seekers across Scotland. They offer direct services and conduct policy research, as well as work with refugees to raise their profile and celebrate the contributions they can bring to our communities: Scotland Welcomes Refugees.
Following on from an aritcle published in the East Kilbride News last month, Kirsten Robb and Jim Connell, Holyrood Candidates for Central Region, write a myth busting article on refugees for the East Kilbride Post: "We must give them refuge". (page 25).
South LanGreens were on the front page and inside East Kilbride News this week, calling on South Lanarkshire Council to take our fair share of refugees. North Lanarkshire have said they will offer homes to 50 families but South Lanarkshire have remained silent.