Thanet District Council will only take eight families of Syrian refugees, UKIP council leader Chris Wells said in an interview recently (see

Here Karen Constantine, newly elected councillor for Thanet’s Newington ward, replies:

I think Cllr Wells is completely out of step with what people of Thanet want and feel. We may have an impoverished economy locally but we have high compassion. People of Thanet would welcome and support people who are seeking refuge. No one with a heart can bear to see some of the images we are seeing on our TVs of people drowning and not respond accordingly. Cllr Wells is out of touch with the people of Thanet.

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