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Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum: Deportation (12 September 2014)

James Brokenshire: ...the Home Office. The Home Office publishes quarterly and annual statistics on the number of persons removed or departed voluntarily from the UK and on persons refused entry to the United Kingdom within Immigration Statistics. The data on removals and voluntary departures by type are available in the latest release, Immigration Statistics: April – June 2013, tables rv.06 and rv.06.q...

Written Answers — Home Department: Entry Clearances: China (12 September 2014)

James Brokenshire: ...to the UK for a period not exceeding 6 months on condition they do not work, reside in the UK for long periods or access public funds. 3. Data have been rounded to the nearest 1,000. Source: Table ad_03_o Immigration Statistics April-June 2014 The Home Office publishes annual statistics on persons entering the UK as visitors by nationality in table ad_03_o (Admissions) within the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Illegal Immigrants: Channel Tunnel (12 September 2014)

David Hanson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she last met Eurotunnel Group representatives to discuss illegal immigration into the UK through the Channel Tunnel.

Written Answers — Home Department: Immigrants: Detainees (12 September 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Stephen Barclay: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average time spent in detention for the purposes of immigration control by (a) women and (b) men in each category of detainee was in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Home Department: Immigration Controls (12 September 2014)

Paul Blomfield: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many employers in the UK motorsport industries hold a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence.

Written Answers — Home Department: Members: Correspondence (12 September 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

David Winnick: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will arrange for the hon. Member for Walsall North to receive a reply to his letter to the Director General, UK Visas and Immigration of 4 August 2014 on behalf of a constituent, CTS ref M11054/14.

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Clause 39 - Defence of slavery or trafficking victims compelled to commit an offence (11 September 2014) See 7 other results from this clause

Karen Bradley: ...defence  can be used for pickpocketing and ordinary theft but not for much more serious offences that often involve violence. The amendments would also exclude the offence under section 25 of the Immigration Act 1971 of assisting unlawful immigration to a member state and the offence under section 170 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 in relation to importation of...

Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Gurkha Pensions (11 September 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Alison Seabeck: ...to allow adult children to settle in the UK, we must be clear that the UK Government’s policy has to be consistent and fair. What has been sought would not be in line with policy offered to other former servicemen from abroad and with wider UK immigration policy. This is a highly emotive area, but the Home Office has very clear rules about this, and those rules need to be acknowledged.

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Clause 37 (11 September 2014)

Karen Bradley: ...’s request. The public authorities to which this will apply will be specified in regulations. In practice, we intend this to include the police, local authorities, the NHS, Border Force and immigration. In complying with the commissioner, public authorities that disclose information will not breach any obligation of confidence owed by the public authority. However, public authorities...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Clause 36 - Strategic plans and annual reports (11 September 2014) See 1 other result from this clause

Karen Bradley: ...That is why it is for the Secretary of State to ensure any report does not contain such information. It is an important safeguard and mirrors protections relating to the chief inspector of borders and immigration. Amendment 115 is consequential to 114. Amendment 116 amends clause 36(10) by placing the onus on the Commissioner to consult with the Secretary of State on redactions rather than...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Clause 35 - General functions of Commissioner (11 September 2014) See 2 other results from this clause

Karen Bradley: .... This example could be relevant to the prevention or detection of offences, and for identifying victims. My hon. Friends the Members for Enfield, Southgate and for Brent Central talked about the commissioner’s role in identifying trafficked victims in immigration detention. The commissioner’s remit includes, “encouraging good practice in the identification of...

Written Answers — Home Department: Immigration (11 September 2014)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate she has made of her Department's expenditure on the (a) immigration system once associated fee income has been deducted and (b) asylum system in each of the last three financial years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Electoral Commission Committee: Electoral Register (11 September 2014)

Chris Ruane: ...are not registered to vote in each nation and region of the UK; (3) what assessment the Electoral Commission has made of the effects of (a) increased internal population mobility, (b) increased immigration, (c) electoral registration practices, (d) financial motivation and (e) any failure of electoral registration officers to conduct full door-to-door canvass of non-responders on...

Bills Presented: Specialist Printing Equipment and Materials (Offences) (10 September 2014)

David Amess: ...materials; and for connected purposes. This Bill is an important step in tackling identity crime. Such crime enables criminals at all levels, from opportunistic criminals to those involved in immigration offences, serious organised crime and terrorism, to hide their tracks and evade detection. Everybody knows someone who has been a victim of identity crime in one form or another, and we...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Immigration and Nationality Services (10 September 2014)

James Brokenshire: I am today announcing some changes to fees for immigration and nationality applications made to the Home Office. The Government review these fees on a regular basis and make appropriate changes as necessary. The amended regulations are for fees set at or below the cost of processing the relevant applications. We are making some targeted amendments to support the implementation of provisions...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Clause 35 - General functions of Commissioner (9 September 2014)

Michael Connarty: ...the word “independent”. David Anderson QC, who is the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, at Brick Court Chambers and John Vine CBE QPM, independent chief inspector of borders and immigration, who both gave evidence to us, stated that when their titles were first put into the public domain they did not contain the word “independent”. They argued strongly...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Clause 34 - The Anti-slavery Commissioner (9 September 2014) See 5 other results from this clause

Mike Kane: ...and the Department on the difference—she just mentioned this point—between the new commissioner and the independent reviewer of terrorism or the independent chief inspector of borders and immigration.

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Clause 32 - Guidance to chief officers of police etc (9 September 2014)

David Hanson: ...because it is appropriate that the Secretary of State publishes the guidance in both Houses of Parliament, as well as issuing it to the chief of police, director-general of the National Crime Agency and immigration officers. It is important that she inform the House what the guidance is, given that we are passing the legislation. I want to fetter the Secretary of State’s discretion...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Clause 23 - Slavery and trafficking risk orders (9 September 2014) See 1 other result from this clause

Karen Bradley: ...to try to find loopholes in legislation, and there is a risk that they would use the list as a checklist by reference to which they could evade law enforcement. Amendment 80 would ensure that only a senior immigration officer could make a slavery and trafficking risk order on application. The clause is drafted with reference to existing recognised legal persons, and specific positions of...

Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Clause 24 - Effect of slavery and trafficking risk orders (9 September 2014)

Karen Bradley: ...and to use them appropriately and effectively to protect the public. Clause 32 will help to achieve that goal by requiring the Secretary of State to issue guidance to chief officers of the police, immigration officers and the director general of the National Crime Agency regarding the use of their powers in relation to the orders. The guidance will include advice on how to use orders...

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