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Vietnamese Refugees

Volume 990: debated on Thursday 7 August 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list in the Official Report the number of refugees from Vietnam settled in the following parliamentary constituencies: Finchley, Cardiff South-East, Roxurgh, Selkirk and Peebles, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury, Surrey East, Leeds, North-East, Cambridgeshire, Lowestoft, Chesham and Amersham, Stratford-on-Avon, St. Ives, Oswestry, Cleveland and Whitby, Worcester, Henley, Ayrshire and Bute. Pembroke, Spelthorne, Wanstead and Woodford, Chelmsford, Guildford and Runcorn.

I understand from the joint committee for refugees from Vietnam that the information is not readily available in the form requested, but that on 1 August the numbers of

ConstituencyHousing authority areaNumber refugees
Barnet, FinchleyBarnet10
Cardiff South EastCardiff50
Roxburgh, Selkirk and PeeblesEtterick and Lauderdale, Roxburgh and Tweeddale
Buckinghamshire, AylesburyAylesbury Vale and Wycombe13
East SurreyTandridge
Leeds North EastLeeds59
CambridgeshireSouth Cambridgeshire and East Cambridgeshire59
LowestoftWaveney23
Chesham and AmershamChiltern
Stratford on AvonStratford on Avon2
St. IvesPenwith and Kerrier
OswestryOswestry and North Shropshire
Cleveland and WhitbyLangbaurgh and Scarborough12
WorcesterWychavon and Worcester19
HenleySouth Oxfordshire
AyrKyle and Carrick
PembrokeSouth Pembrokeshire and Preseli2
SpelthorneSpelthorne
Wanstead and WoodfordRedbridge
ChelmsfordChelmsford and Brentwood18
Surrey, GuildfordGuildford and Waverley10
RuncornWarrington, Vale Royal and Halton123