East Dunbartonshire Council monitoring situation over Afghan refugees

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East Dunbartonshire Council said it is monitoring the situation regarding Afghan refugees.

This comes after North Lanarkshire Council said on Thursday it was in talks with other Scottish local authorities to give people fleeing the country a fresh start.

NLC Council Leader Jim Logue said: “North Lanarkshire has a proud record of ensuring people escaping terror are made to made to feel welcome. We will do everything within our powers to help those people in the greatest need.”

EDC boss Thomas Glen said: "We are currently monitoring the situation and will review our position in accordance with guidance and discussions - including COSLA."