Poll Should Ireland take in 200 minors from the Calais migrant camp

first_img Nov 1st 2016, 9:44 AM Tuesday 1 Nov 2016, 9:44 AM Poll Results: YesNoNo opinion/no interestVote No opinion/no interest (712) Yes (12883) Image: AP/Press Association Images Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article 312 Comments Short URLcenter_img THE CABINET IS set to discuss a proposal to take in 200 unaccompanied minors from the recently-demolished Calais migrant camp.The issue of what to do with the children has been a topical debate in the France and UK. Charity Not On Our Watch estimated that there are upwards of 1,000 children who are now wandering the streets in France.Fine Gael Chief Whip Regina Doherty has said she is in favour of relocating 200 of the children to Ireland and described it as a “no-brainer”. Speaking to the Irish Times, she said ministers would decide the Government’s position on the matter tomorrow.This morning we’re asking: Should Ireland provide safe-haven to 200 unaccompanied minors from the Calais migrant camp? By Garreth MacNamee No (11971) Poll: Should Ireland take in 200 minors from the Calais migrant camp? Ministers are set to discuss a proposal to take in 200 unaccompanied minors from the recently-demolished camp. Image: AP/Press Association Images Share2674 Tweet Email5 52,610 Views http://jrnl.ie/3056477 last_img read more