Newshub: Govt to lift refugee quota to 1500 ‘within this term’

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The Government has announced it will be increasing the refugee quota to 1500 within this term.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said “we need to make sure we have the housing available – that includes social housing.”

“We knew we had to do this responsibly.”

The increase to 1500 refugees a year will take place from July 2020.

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