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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.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: LGBT People (26 March 2015)

Lord Scriven: ...quality of asylum decision-making in sexual identity asylum claims proceeding under the Detained Fast Track process following the concerns expressed by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, John Vine, in his investigation into the Home Office’s handling of asylum claims made on the grounds of sexual orientation, published in October 2014; and what assessment...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: National Income (26 March 2015)

Lord Deighton: ...and over will increase by 9.2% total between 2014 and 2019. In order to inform policy making, the government reviews and notes the wider evidence on the economic and productivity impacts of immigration on an ongoing basis. This evidence base includes the wider academic literature, and a range of reports commissioned or produced by the government looking at specific impacts, for...

Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note (25 March 2015)

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville: ...Percy Mills orchestrated annually in the 1951 Administration. But there were bomb sites to build on then and by now we are the second most highly populated member state of the European Union after Malta. The dilemma of new space for building adds ironic exacerbation to the issue of the contribution of immigrants within the construction industry. Immigration strains education and health...

Modern Slavery Bill — Commons Amendments (25 March 2015) See 5 other results from this debate

Lord Bates: ...national referral mechanism, a point picked up by the noble Baroness, Lady Williams, as well. Any potential victims, including those on overseas domestic worker visas, will have access to legal aid for immigration, employment and damages claims, once they receive a positive reasonable grounds decision—reasonable grounds being, as we discussed before, a very low, almost formal, test...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (25 March 2015)

David Cameron: ...point. As far as I can see, Alex Salmond has taken the entire Labour party hostage, and today we have got the ransom note. The ransom note is very clear. It says, “Higher borrowing, uncontrolled immigration, unfettered welfare, higher taxes and weaker defence.” That is what is being demanded, and the British people have only one way of saying no to this appalling hostage...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Alcoholic Drinks and Drugs: Crime (25 March 2015)

Lord Faulks: ...1A(4),2(1)(2),ss5B(3),5C(4), 5D(3)1(2)(3),1A(2)(3),3(10)5B(2)5C(3)5D(2)5C(5),6(2), Policing and Crime Act 2009 S.30, Road Traffic Act 1988 S.5(1)(a)(b),Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 S.12,Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 Sch.12 P.5 (2) Includes Sections 12, 13, 19(a), (b) Criminal Justice Co-Operation Act 1990, RR.6(5), 7, 8, & 9(2) Controlled Drugs (Drug...

Written Answers — Home Office: Private Rented Housing (25 March 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of landlord immigration checks in the private rented sector on landlords' willingness to rent.

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