Council statement on refugee crisis

Councillor Douglas Reid, Leader of East Ayrshire Council has today (Monday 7 Cllr Douglas ReidSeptember 2015) released a statement on the refugee crisis.

Councillor Reid said: “East Ayrshire Council stands ready to work with the Scottish Government in any way possible to help those refugees in need of urgent assistance and support.

“We firmly believe we have a moral and social responsibility as a local authority to do what we can to help and we will work hard with the Scottish Government, agencies, churches, faith groups and our communities to find suitable local solutions to this humanitarian crisis.”

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