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Business of the House (30 Jun 2016)

Pete Wishart: ...we get the debate that clarifies when this 350 million a week will come back to the NHS, as promised by the right hon. Gentleman and his friends?When do we get the debate about the control of our borders—again, about immigration—that was promised by the right hon. Gentleman and his friends? When do we get even the start of a debate that suggests that the Government have a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Border Controls (30 Jun 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...reasonably put that question to the Home Office, which deals with such matters. As the Minister with responsibility for aviation, I am aware of the whole airport experience, and long queues at immigration are not good for the experience of people who come to our country.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Detainees (30 Jun 2016)

Rushanara Ali: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people from (a) Burma, (b) Afghanistan and (c) Syria are held in immigration removal centres in England.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (30 Jun 2016)

Alison Thewliss: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans her Department has to allow EU citizens resident in the UK to be able to continue to live in the UK.

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign Affairs Council - 20 June 2016 and General Affairs Council - 24 June 2016 (30 Jun 2016)

David Lidington: ...submitted by the Commission in March to exempt Georgian nationals from the requirement to obtain visas when travelling to Schengen countries for short stays. The UK is not part of the border and immigration aspects of Schengen so would not be affected by any changes to the relevant Regulation 539/2001 pursuant to the Commission proposal. Libya / EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia The Council...

Zero-hours Contracts - Question for Short Debate (29 Jun 2016)

the Earl of Courtown: ...economy and the wider UK labour market to tackle this labour exploitation. Other businesses struggle to compete against rogue employers, distorting competition and reducing levels of employment over the long term. The Immigration Act 2016 creates a new Director of Labour Market Enforcement, who will be responsible for overseeing and setting priorities for the Employment Agency Standards...

Hate Crime - Statement (29 Jun 2016)

Lord Dubs: ...of this country peddled racial hatred and opposition to migration by saying that millions of Turks were going to come to this country. After the referendum, he said, “Oh, it wasn’t about immigration at all”. Anybody who knocked on doors knows that there was one issue that won the referendum for the leave campaign and that was immigration. There were some worthy, decent...

Uk Economy (29 Jun 2016)

Wes Streeting: ...(Michael Gove) and other Conservative Members who prosecuted those arguments—to live up to the promises that were made. I want them to live up to the promise of 350 million for the national health service, the promises about immigration, and every other promise that they made to the British people, which, in good faith, those people believed when they voted leave. This place...

European Council - Statement (29 Jun 2016)

Lord Hain: ..., only for his aide to say yesterday that he was too tired when he wrote it and did not really mean that, and given that on the doorstep in south Wales, as I can testify, people voted leave because immigration was going to be reduced—a promise also reneged on by the leave leaders—is there not now an irrefutable case for this House to consider a referendum at some point in...

Hate Crime (29 Jun 2016)

Andy Burnham: of hate crime, prosecute wherever possible and make sure perpetrators face the full force of the law? To provide further reassurance at this difficult time, will Ministers provide more reassurance to people about their immigration status in this country during the renegotiations with the European Union? In doing so, will they also inform the wider public about the issue and prevent...

EU Council (29 Jun 2016)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...that. Yesterday the Prime Minister said at the EU Council summit that in order to strike a new relationship between Britain and the EU, European leaders would have to offer the UK more control over immigration. The threat of losing access to the single market means we are already seeing a negative effect on investment and business in this country. On Monday, the Prime Minister said access...

UK Security and Entry Clearance Procedures (29 Jun 2016)

James Brokenshire: to undermine the national security and values of the UK through violence and hatred can be prevented from coming here to do so. Visas—entry clearances—are important tools to reduce illegal immigration, tackle organised crime and protect national security. They allow us to intervene before someone arrives in the UK. The information provided in the application process...

Written Answers — Home Office: Offences against Children (29 Jun 2016)

Karen Bradley: ...must be a shared effort. The Home Office leads on the cross-Government response to this crime. This is a top priority for the Department. The Home Secretary’s guidance to officials carrying out immigration, asylum and nationality functions is that they must always make a referral to a statutory agency responsible for child protection or child welfare such as the police, the Health...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Females (29 Jun 2016)

Angela Crawley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many women who claimed asylum on the grounds of sexual violence in their home country are in immigration detention.

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationality: Fees and Charges (29 Jun 2016)

James Brokenshire: ...applications for naturalisation and registration for British citizenship are charged to cover the cost of processing such applications and contribute to the wider costs of operating the border, immigration and citizenship system. Fee levels are set in accordance with sections 68 to 70 of the Immigration Act 2014, and take account of a range of factors including the administration costs...

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Asylum: Scotland (29 Jun 2016)

David Mundell: I am due to meet the Minister for Immigration soon to discuss a range of issues. Officials from the Scotland Office are in regular contact with officials from the Home Office on a range of issues concerning asylum seekers in Scotland, including asylum seeker dispersal policy. The Home Office is currently in direct discussions with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities and a number of...

Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill [HL] - Committee (28 Jun 2016)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...transport industry. The Border Force is under immense pressure and public expectations of what the Border Force, with its funding at a very precarious level, should be able to do to prevent illegal immigration into our country are very high. It is not reasonable to expect that the Border Force should form part of that coherent multi-agency and multi-departmental drive to deal with the...

Independent Advocates for Trafficked Children — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (28 Jun 2016)

Karen Bradley: ...some did not meet them full stop—and others did so only infrequently. There was limited evidence of advocates having an impact by assisting children in navigating and getting a better outcome from the immigration or criminal justice systems; in accessing the right health and education services; or even in getting better referrals to, and receiving improved outcomes from, the national...

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