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Short Version: How MPs voted on whether to accept 3,000 unaccompanied Syrian child refugees who travelled to Europe


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The bid to accept the children was defeated 294-276  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/how-mps-voted-on-whether-to-accept-3000-unaccompanied-syrian-child-refugees-who-travelled-to-europe-a7001016.html#commentsDiv
 

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A makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece Reuters

On Monday night MPs voted by 294 votes to 276 to reject a plan for Britain to accept 3,000 unaccompanied Syrian child refugees who had travelled to Europe.

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    May 14, 2016 at 11:20 am

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