Baroness Suttie – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for International Development

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Baroness Suttie on 2016-02-25.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of Libyan refugees currently residing in Tunisia.

Baroness Verma

Since 2014, UNHCR has co-ordinated inter-agency efforts to prepare for a possible influx of refugees and asylum-seekers from Libya, at the request of the Tunisian government and in close cooperation with UN agencies and partners. Its most recent assessment reported that there were 928 people of concern residing in Tunisia, mostly from Syria.