he capital has only taken 3% of all Syrian refugees given sanctuary in the UK since 2014, according to research by Citizens UK.

The charity found that out of the 1,337 Syrians who have been resettled to date through the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme, only 43 have been relocated to London.

Citizens UK collected the data through Freedom of Information requests made to London’s councils and from Refugee Welcome groups operating throughout the capital.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.