“It’s heartening to see communities across Scotland welcoming those fleeing conflict in Syria with open arms.”

Fabiani added: “By contrast, the UK Government has neglected its responsibilities – instead choosing to ramp up its antiimmigrant rhetoric and policies to make the UK a hostile environment for those who want to come here, or have no other choice.

“With Boris Johnson as Prime Minister, that’s only set to get worse.

“The resettlement programme is about helping families in desperate need to build secure lives and helping people fleeing trauma to feel safe.

“The UK Government must do more to follow Scotland’s lead and to build a fair and humane immigration system.”