Only about half of the homes for Afghan interpreters who have been evacuated have been found.

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Only about half of the homes required for evacuating Afghan interpreters have been found.

After using Freedom of Information laws to uncover the figures, the Liberal Democrats claim the policy is “on the verge of failure.”

Official figures show that the government has secured less than half of the homes required for thousands of relocating Afghan interpreters and other allies.

According to UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI), around 750 properties will be required to house an estimated 3,900 people in the first phase of the relocation scheme.

However, according to UKVI figures, only 307 homes have been secured, which is only about 40% of the total needed.

The data was obtained through a Freedom of Information request by the Liberal Democrats, who claimed it had put the Afghan relocation policy “on the verge of failure.”

Nearly 500 Afghan refugees are currently residing in makeshift shelters while they await permanent housing.

According to the Lib Dems, some are facing waits of up to five weeks to be placed in permanent homes, leaving them “stuck in limbo.”

Since April, the government estimates that 17,000 British citizens and Afghan allies have been evacuated.

Only about a third of England’s councils (103) have expressed support for the resettlement scheme.

On Friday, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick is expected to meet with local government officials in an attempt to persuade more people to join the program.

“We made a promise to the brave Afghan interpreters who put their lives on the line that we would help relocate them to the UK and give them a fresh start to repay our debt to them,” Lib Dem defence spokesperson Jamie Stone said of the UKVI figures.

“Over the last two weeks, the government has shamelessly broken promises to Afghans who served alongside us; these people put their lives on the line for us, and we cannot leave them in limbo.”

“It’s time for the Conservatives to stand up and treat Afghan interpreters with respect.

“Councils are willing to open their doors to Afghans who have worked alongside us, but the government is jeopardizing the scheme.”

“A significant cross-Government effort is underway to ensure Afghans arriving in the UK receive the support they require,” a government spokesperson said.

“We’ve been working 24 hours a day, seven days a week.”

News summary from Infosurhoy in the United Kingdom.

Only about half of the homes required for evacuating Afghan interpreters have been found.

Less than half the homes needed for evacuated Afghan interpreters have been secured

Less than half the homes needed for evacuated Afghan interpreters have been secured

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