06/09/2015 10:12 BST | Updated 06/09/2015 10:59 BST

Britain Edges Closer To Refugee Crisis Solution, And These Grace And Favour Homes Have Plenty Of Bedrooms

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SEVENOAKS, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 08: Chevening House Estate, country house and official residence of the foreign secretary of the United Kingdom on August 08, 2011, in Sevenoaks, United Kingdom. (Photo by Thomas Imo/Photothek via Getty Images)

On Sunday Labour Party leadership contender Yvette Cooper and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon both offered space in their homes to Syrian refugees.

Last week, the Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila offered his home to those fleeing the war-torn nation.


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And the UK Government is now committing to take in refugees from Syria -- possibly diverting the foreign aid budget to help do so.

But before we hear the argument that there's simply no room for refugees, here's a few government-owned properties that can be put to good use quickly...

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