Britain has no plans to resettle or provide temporary protection to Syrian refugees, a Home Office spokesman has said, despite receiving criticism by Amnesty International for not doing so. The spokesman added:
We are one of the highest international donors to the Syrian relief effort - our £500 million pledged so far is more than the other EU member states combined.
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