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Public uncertainty over refugee review

The petition handed in recently

CoMin to reconsider Island stance

A quick survey of people in Douglas has seen a large weight of opinion favouring a cautious approach to inviting refugee families to come here.

The Council of Ministers is to review its stance after a thousand-name petition was collected.

It's been suggested some refugees, in particular those from Syria, could stay with families around the Island.

But these people say a good deal of thought is needed first.

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