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Bosnia and Herzegovina — Question for Short Debate (21 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Lea of Crondall: ...the mood was changing and that people have to prioritise the main goal, and subsidiary goals have to be seen as subsidiary goals. I was very saddened to hear the story told by my noble friend Lord Griffiths regarding immigration, but I ask whether there was not another reading of it—a bit like Northern Ireland—in that the fact that he could take that exercise as far as he did...

Bill Presented — General Practitioner Surgeries (Rural Areas) Bill: Recall of MPs Bill (21 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Tom Brake: ...in a prison—for example, a young offenders institution or a hospital. I welcome the very rational comments from my hon. Friend the Member for Cities of London and Westminster (Mark Field) on the EU and immigration—I am just sorry they will not do him any good. I wonder, however, whether in three years he might not feel that it is his party that has deserted him and that...

Schools: Admissions — Question (21 October 2014)

Lord Nash: My Lords, it is true that a high proportion of children missing education are awaiting a place but we have massive in-year movement in this country, partly as a result of immigration. We take the issue of school attendance very seriously. All local authorities are required to put in place a fair access protocol for their schools, which requires all schools to comply. Indications from local...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (21 October 2014)

Justice: Impact of changes to civil legal aid under LASPO. 9:30 am; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: ...Gallagher, Shelter , Sara Stephens, Solicitor, Housing Law Practitioners Association and Connor Johnston, Barrister, Garden Court Housing Team ; Carita Thomas, Co-Convenor Legal Aid Subcommittee Immigration Law Practitioners Association, Denise McDowell Greater Manchester Immigration Unit and Sarah Campbell, Research and Policy Manager, Bail for Immigration Detainees; Ruth Hayes, Islington...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Immigration: West Africa (21 October 2014)

The Countess of Mar: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are being taken to reduce the immigration restrictions on doctors from West Africa who currently work in the United Kingdom and who volunteer to return to West Africa temporarily to provide medical support for those suffering from ebola.

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Report (1st Day) (20 October 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames: ...give further consideration to the points raised by the amendments, I will deal briefly with some of his points. He mentioned the need for consultation under Section 77 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act, affecting Section 55 of the Data Protection Act—as it would be with the amendment—and he deduced from that that it would be wrong to proceed without consultation. The...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Further Provisions and Support for Victims) Bill: Consideration Stage (20 October 2014)

Patsy McGlone: ...operate internationally, and any attempt to disrupt them and bring them to justice needs a joined-up approach involving a number of Departments and agencies, here and throughout these islands.  That work continues through the immigration and human trafficking subgroup of the Organised Crime Task Force, which includes representatives of an Garda Síochána.  It is...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: New Schedule (20 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Paul Givan: ...clause 1 on the definition of human trafficking.  The inclusion of forced labour was also welcomed, with views expressed that all forms of modern-day slavery should be covered under a unified piece of legislation.  There was similar support for clause 5, which provides for the inclusion of additional definitions in the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act...

The Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker (Standing Order No. 3) — European Union (Referendum) Bill (17 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Douglas Alexander: ...with his Back Benchers than with other European parties. That is disastrous for the Conservative party but bad for Britain as well, and it is about time we had a reform agenda that spoke to the country’s needs on immigration, institutional reform and UK scrutiny.

Business of the House (16 October 2014)

Diana Johnson: ...made a statement on Monday about Ebola and the targeted screening at Heathrow, Gatwick and Eurostar, but he did not refer to ports such as Hull, which are busy entry points and targets for illegal immigration. Would it be possible to have a debate on what more needs to be done to protect all our ports of entry?

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Immigration (16 October 2014)

Lord Bates: My hon Friend the Minister of State for Immigration and Security (James Brokenshire) has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement: The reforms to the immigration appeals system in the Immigration Act 2014 are being phased in from 20 October. These provisions contain important measures to make it easier to deport foreign criminals and build upon the significant reforms we have...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Immigration Services Commissioner: Triennial Review (16 October 2014)

Lord Bates: ...the Secretary of State for the Home Department (Theresa May) has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement: I am today announcing the start of the Triennial Review of the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC). Triennial reviews are part of the Government’s commitment to ensuring that non-departmental public bodies continue to have regular independent...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Immigration Appeals System (16 October 2014)

James Brokenshire: The reforms to the immigration appeals system in the Immigration Act 2014 are being phased in from 20 October. These provisions contain important measures to make it easier to deport foreign criminals and build upon the significant reforms we have already made. In July we introduced new powers to stop criminals using family life arguments to delay their deportation. This has been successful,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (Triennial Review) (16 October 2014)

Theresa May: I am today announcing the start of the Triennial Review of the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC). Triennial reviews are part of the Government's commitment to ensuring that non-departmental public bodies continue to have regular independent challenge. The review will examine whether there is a continuing need for the functions and form of the OISC and whether it should...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (15 October 2014)

David Cameron: ...for the single market, the ability to block new regulation, ensuring that Britain comes out of ever-closer union and, crucially, as I said in my conference speech, addressing the issue of immigration. I am looking forward to addressing all of those issues in the months ahead.

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: New Clause 37 - Protection from slavery from overseas domestic workers (14 October 2014) See 1 other result from this clause

Karen Bradley: ...workers. The measures in the Bill and in our wider non-legislative work will help to tackle all the perpetrators of these heinous crimes and better protect all the victims, regardless of their immigration status or type of exploitation. I share the intention behind the new clause to strengthen protections for overseas domestic workers. However, we already have a range of specific measures...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: New Clause 26 - Independent legal guardian for trafficked children (14 October 2014)

...child and various organisations who may provide services to the child; (h) assisting in establishing contact with the child’s family, where the child so wishes and it is in the child’s best interests; (i) where appropriate, liaising with an immigration officer handling the child’s case in conjunction with the child’s legal representative; (j) accompanying the child...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: New Clause 23 - Enabling provision to enable the Gangmasters Licensing Authority to tackle modern day slavery (14 October 2014)

Karen Bradley: ...the GLA will benefit from closer operational links to the wider law enforcement family. It is already working in partnership with the National Crime Agency, regional crime hubs, local police forces and immigration enforcement teams. It is able to strengthen its intelligence-gathering capabilities and focus resources on enforcement, while reducing burdens on compliant business. We are...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: New Clause 1 - Slavery and trafficking prevention orders: requirement to provide name and address (14 October 2014)

...of the period of 3 days beginning with the day on which the defendant uses the name or changes home address. (8) Where the order requires the defendant to notify the Director General of the National Crime Agency or an immigration officer, the Director General or the officer must give details of any notification to the chief officer of police for each relevant police area. (9)...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: New Clause 2 - Slavery and trafficking risk orders: requirement to provide name and address (14 October 2014)

...of the period of 3 days beginning with the day on which the defendant uses the name or changes home address. (8) Where the order requires the defendant to notify the Director General of the National Crime Agency or an immigration officer, the Director General or the officer must give details of any notification to the chief officer of police for each relevant police area. (9)...

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