Refugees to get seven-bed home while 1,132 wait on council list : Express.

SYRIAN refugees will be given a seven-bedroom home in one of the most desirable parts of Britain, it was revealed last night.

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The home in Rye has caused anger among residents who say locals should get priority
 

The spacious property – worth an estimated £400,000 – is in Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s constituency of historic Rye, East Sussex.

The furnished end-of-terrace home has been empty for two years but is now reserved for “imminent arrivals” by Rother Council, which has 1,132 people waiting for social housing.

It is part of the Government’s plans to speed up the resettlement of people fleeing the war-torn country.

But the controversial move has divided the coastal town.

One neighbour, who did not want to be named, said: “I think it’s absolutely disgraceful when people are homeless. Maybe a family with three or four children could have that house or veterans. I don’t think this should be allowed.”

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  1. “One neighbour, who did not want to be named, said: “I think it’s absolutely disgraceful when people are homeless. Maybe a family with three or four children could have that house or veterans. I don’t think this should be allowed.”

    The local authority are unable to offer it to anyone on the housing list, as there is nobody on the list who requires a house this large, they would be under-occupying, and subject to the bedroom tax.

    The Express don’t like refugees very much, but they do like scaremongering.

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