Ireland has taken in three times more Ukrainian refugees than the UK

Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme
14th March 2022

Kevin Brennan Labour, Cardiff West
Britain and Ireland are both surrounded by water, and neither is part of Schengen, yet Ireland has taken three times as many Ukrainian refugees as Britain despite having a population 13 times smaller. Why?

Michael Gove Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Minister for Intergovernmental Relations
I will never criticise the Irish Government.