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To: Norwich City Council.

Refugees Welcome in Norwich.

Norwich city council agree to take in 50 but are still arguing with government about funding which needs to be for 5 years not just the one the government is promising.

Refugees Welcome in Norwich.

Offer to find homes for at least 50 refugee families in the city and protect the city's fine reputation of providing a safe haven for those fleeing persecution.

Why is this important?

Aylan, the toddler who drowned fleeing Syria, was just three years old. His town was under attack by Isis. His five year old brother and his mum also died trying to reach safety.

Yet our prime minister has just said ‘we won't take any more refugees’. He thinks that most of us don't care. But 38 Degrees members do care. We don't want Britain to be the kind of country that turns its back as people drown in their desperation to flee places like Syria.

So let's stand up for Britain's long tradition of helping refugees fleeing war. Let's show the Prime Minister that we, the people of the UK, are proud to do our part and provide refuge to people in their hour of need.

Please sign and share, or start your own petition for your town or city here:
https://you.38degrees.org.uk/efforts/refugees-welcome

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Reasons for signing

  • How can you NOT sign
  • We can beat this cruel world with care and kindness.
  • If I were a refugee, I would be grateful for any help just to remain human.

Updates

2015-10-02 14:12:47 +0100

Petition is successful with 2,227 signatures

2015-10-02 10:50:05 +0100

Petition is successful with 2,228 signatures

2015-09-04 19:50:15 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2015-09-04 11:05:13 +0100

500 signatures reached

2015-09-03 21:53:35 +0100

100 signatures reached

2015-09-03 20:56:06 +0100

50 signatures reached

2015-09-03 20:33:14 +0100

25 signatures reached

2015-09-03 18:19:47 +0100

10 signatures reached