Syrian crisis is ‘worst ever’
The civil war in Syria began in 2011 following anti-government protests. It is now regarded in some quarters as the worst humanitarian crisis of all time with millions of people displaced from their homes. In Peterborough, the Conservative-led city council cabinet has been criticised by opposition members for not agreeing to resettle more refugees. A row also broke out during a meeting last year over the council’s response to the crisis .