3 Aug 2022

Government urged to permanently house 10,000 Afghan refugees still stuck in hotels

Communities Editor

It’s been a year since Kabul fell and the Taliban took complete control of Afghanistan.

But it’s estimated that while more than 10,000 Afghan refugees still need permanent housing in the UK, there are fewer than 100 homes available.

That’s according to the Refugees Minister, Lord Harrington, who has written to the Home Office, appealing for urgent action.

We have been following the journey of one of those families who arrived last August.