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Caine wants committee after student petition

Further attempt to go to Tynwald

Garff MHK Daphne Caine will ask Tynwald next week to take note of a student petition asking for a small number of Syrian refugees to be homed on the Island.

Mrs Caine wants a select committee to be established to look at all the pros and cons before any decision is taken.

Labour peer Lord Dubs, himself a child refugee who fled Nazi Germany, believes the Isle of Man has a responsibility to do more.

Mrs Caine has asked Tynwald to do this before, and denies it's a case of bringing the proposal back until she gets her own way:-

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