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Outlawries Bill: Debate on the Address — [1st day] (27 May 2015) See 4 other results from this debate

Bill Cash: ...2015; Vol. 594, c. 1122.] He separated the idea of reform from fundamental change because he knows—as do the Foreign Office, the establishment and the European Union—that this is not just a question of reform of policy or individual laws, such as on immigration, however important they may be. This is a fundamental constitutional issue in which we have been locked by the...

Outlawries Bill: Queen’s Speech (27 May 2015)

...will be introduced to support home ownership and give housing association tenants the chance to own their own home. Measures will be introduced to increase energy security and to control immigration. My Government will bring forward legislation to reform trade unions and to protect essential public services against strikes. To give new opportunities to the most disadvantaged, my Government...

Queen’s Speech (27 May 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith: .... Legislation will be introduced to support home ownership and give housing association tenants the chance to own their own home. Measures will be introduced to increase energy security and to control immigration. My Government will bring forward legislation to reform trade unions and to protect essential public services against strikes. To give new opportunities to the most disadvantaged,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Learning: Conservative Government (11 May 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Stephen Farry: ...we take in Northern Ireland, where we try to balance the interests of employees and employers and create a more harmonious approach. I am also concerned about the approach that has been taken on immigration. We are very keen to ensure that we can attract overseas students to our colleges and that we are able to retain them in our economy. That economic rationale has been rather undercut...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Legal Aid: Education Tribunals (21 April 2015)

David Ford: ...protect the most vulnerable. So, for example, whilst proposals exist around reforming green form advice, there is no proposal to change it with regard to mental health review tribunals, asylum and immigration, special educational needs or children's order cases — the kind of vulnerable groups that I think Ms Boyle is highlighting — but there are changes that will have to be...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Learning: Jobs Fair: Dungannon District/Killeeshil (13 April 2015)

Bronwyn McGahan: ...will consider holding a jobs fair in the Dungannon district, particularly in the Killeeshil community centre, which is in the heartland of a rural area that has experienced high levels of immigration. (AQT 2335/11-15)

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: European Scrutiny Priorities 2015 (13 April 2015)

Mike Nesbitt: ...EU of EU citizens and those from other countries for the purposes of employment. Those initiatives, along with the EU policy of expansion, could result in greater inward migration to Northern Ireland. While immigration itself is not a devolved matter, the integration of migrant workers is a component of our social cohesion policy. The Committee will maintain a watching brief on...

Immigration: Detention — Question for Short Debate (26 March 2015) See 12 other results from this debate

Lord Bates: ...noble and learned Lord in paying tribute to the authors, Sarah Teather and the others mentioned in this debate, for the way that they conducted both part 1 and part 2 of their review of detention in the immigration system and its effectiveness. I will return to that in just a second. Their work builds on a body of evidence that is raising deep public concerns. The undercover experiences at...

Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2015 — Motion to Approve (26 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Marlesford: ...exit be as thorough as those on entry? Apparently, the exit checks are going to be done by the agencies carrying the passengers—the shipping lines, train companies and airlines—rather than by immigration officers who check entrants. It would be a great help if we had at least some knowledge of the second passports being held by people. There is no discrimination about it. I was...

Finance (No. 2) Bill — Second Reading (and Remaining Stages) (26 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Soley: ...Government will say they are achieving growth, and there is some truth in that, but one of the problems that trouble me is that that growth comes from a low-income use of labour. My noble friend’s comments on immigration are exactly right. Immigration, particularly from eastern Europe, has depressed wages, particularly in the less-skilled areas. Even though these people are often...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Immigration (26 March 2015)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what level of net migration was assumed in his Department's 2012-based household projections for England.

Written Answers — Home Office: Temporary Employment (26 March 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

David Hanson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many agency staff are employed in (a) her Department, (b) the Passport Office, (c) UK Visas Immigration and (d) the Border Force.

Written Answers — Home Office: Staff (26 March 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

David Hanson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many full-time equivalent staff there are in (a) her Department, (b) the Passport Office, (c) the Border Force and (d) UK Visas and Immigration; and what the projected staffing levels are for each such body for (i) March 2015, (ii) November 2015, (iii) March 2016 and (iv) November 2016.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (26 March 2015)

Paul Blomfield: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what arrangements her Department plans to put in place to deal after Dissolution with (a) deportation orders and (b) other immigration cases raised by hon. Members.

Written Answers — Home Office: Entry Clearances: English Language (26 March 2015)

James Brokenshire: ...to put in place new, strengthened arrangements. Only those providers that were able to meet and continue to meet our requirements have been awarded Concession Agreements to offer tests for immigration purposes from 6 April 2015.

Written Answers — Home Office: Overseas Students: English Language (26 March 2015)

James Brokenshire: ...not stipulate which institutions the approved provider should use to facilitate their tests so cannot comment on operational changes. The number of approved English language test providers for immigration purposes from 6 April 2015 was determined following an open competition that was launched in October 2014. We cannot comment on the totality of bids received but only those providers who...

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking (26 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Paul Blomfield: ..., what assessment her Department has made of the (a) accessibility of legal aid for victims of human trafficking and (b) number of matter starts available for victims to pursue compensation and immigration claims.

Written Answers — Home Office: Passports (26 March 2015)

James Brokenshire: .... We would not envisage the passport being changed in isolation without legislative change, as there would be an impact on other areas such as sex discrimination, nationality, adoption, human embryology, immigration, and gender recognition. Such a change would need to be on the basis that it was required by law, that it provided additional benefits to the applicant, and that the high...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls (26 March 2015)

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead: ...on 16 March (HL Deb, col 909), whether the statement that "For the calendar year of 2013, births in the UK to non-UK born mothers accounted for 25% of all live births. That is why we need to reduce immigration" was Government policy; if so, when it was announced; and by which Minister.

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