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Results 1–20 of 24712 for Immigration

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls: Migrant Workers (27 Jul 2015)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to revise the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List in the light of the current exclusion of GPs and most categories of nurses from the list.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls: Migrant Workers (27 Jul 2015)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why actuaries and chefs are included in the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List but GPs and most categories of nurses are not.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls: Migrant Workers (27 Jul 2015)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of how robust is the advice given to them by the Migration Advisory Committee concluding that GPs and most categories of nurses should be excluded from the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls: Migrant Workers (27 Jul 2015)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what evidence they gave to the Migration Advisory Committee before it reached its conclusion that GPs and most categories of nurses should be excluded from the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List.

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Children (24 Jul 2015)

James Brokenshire: We have regular discussions with sporting bodies to ensure that immigration routes are being used as intended and not being used for abuse by either sponsors or migrants. Where we have evidence that immigration routes are being used to facilitate trafficking we take a robust response.

Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Children (24 Jul 2015)

James Brokenshire: The Home Office monitors all routes of immigration into the UK to ensure these routes are being used as intended and to identify signs of abuse. Where we have evidence that immigration routes are being used to facilitate trafficking we take a robust response.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Notifiable Diseases: Detainees (24 Jul 2015)

Baroness Suttie: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many cases or outbreaks of reportable diseases in prisons and immigration removal centres have occurred in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Hungary: Serbia (23 Jul 2015)

Lord Patten: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the likely effects of construction of a fence by the government of Hungary along their border with Serbia on attempts at illegal immigration into the United Kingdom.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Officers: Dover Port (23 Jul 2015)

Lord Northbourne: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many immigration officers were on duty on 21 July at the port of Dover; and what assessment they have made of whether that number was adequate.

UK Opt-in to the Proposed Council Decision on the Relocation of Migrants within the EU (EUC Report): Motion to Agree (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Bates: ...the causes of illegal migration and the organised trafficking gangs behind it, and on increasing support and protection in the region for all those who need it. We are establishing a dedicated law enforcement team to tackle the threat posed by illegal immigration from north Africa. The 90-strong team will bring together officers from the National Crime Agency, Border Force, Immigration...

Energy Bill [HL] — Second Reading (22 Jul 2015)

Baroness Worthington: ...have a great record in stimulating growth in the economy—far from it. They are desperately cutting costs to mask the fact that economic growth is virtually stagnant—or would be if it were not for immigration. Here we see them recklessly upsetting investor confidence in one of our success stories. It could have been so different. It could have been done in a much better way. We...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Bahrain (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Bates: ...62 Bahraini nationals granted asylum or other form of protection in the UK from January 2011 to March 2015, based on initial decisions for main applicants. The figure provided is published in the Immigration Statistics Release by the Home Office, in Table as_01_q “Asylum applications and initial decisions for main applicants by country of nationality”, available from the link...

Written Answers — Home Office: NHS: Migrant Workers (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Bates: ...sponsorship certificates: Human Health and Social Work Activities 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Tier 2 2,915 1,565 1,586 2,114 3,121 Tier 5 1,024 1,196 1,020 1,182 1,290 Source: Immigration Statistics January-March 2015 Table - PQ HL1394 (Word Document, 11.66 KB)

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Palestinians (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Bates: ...not require a visa to come to the UK as a visitor or for short-term study for less than six months. Holders of Palestinian travel documents require a visa to come to the UK for any purpose in the Immigration Rules. The government regularly reviews the visa system. Visa regimes are imposed and removed on the basis of the risk that the country’s citizens pose to the UK.

Written Answers — Home Office: Heathrow Airport (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Avebury: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to direct Heathrow Airports Limited under section 25(1) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 to provide short-term holding facilities in accordance with designs agreed for Terminals 3 and 4; and if so, when work on these facilities is expected to begin, and to be completed.

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Justice: HM Courts and Tribunals Service (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Faulks: ...more. In order to protect the most vulnerable, personal injury and clinical negligence claims will be excluded from this higher cap and fee remissions for those of limited means will continue to apply. Introducing or increasing fees for certain tribunals. We are proposing to double fees in the Immigration and Asylum Chamber, while applying exemptions to protect the most vulnerable....

Euro Area (21 Jul 2015)

David Gauke: ...public are clear that they are not happy with the status quo. My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister is determined to address those concerns. He has already talked about four areas where he wants change: sovereignty, competitiveness, immigration and fairness. For example, ever-closer union—a theme that runs through the five presidents report, to some extent—may be right for...

Written Answers — Home Office: Overseas Students: Visas (21 Jul 2015)

James Brokenshire: Holding answer received on 20 July 2015 The Immigration Rules changes laid before the House on 13 July do not prevent non-EU students from entering the UK to study at colleges. They prevent new students at publicly funded colleges from working, bringing their work rights into line with those at private colleges, and reduce the length of time that college students can spend studying...

Written Answers — Home Office: Illegal Immigrants: France (21 Jul 2015)

James Brokenshire: Holding answer received on 20 July 2015 The United Kingdom, whilst being an EU Member State, does not participate in the immigration and border aspects of the Schengen acquis and continues to operate border controls with other EU Member States. Schengen visas are not valid for entry to the UK. The UK has been a leading voice in recent cross-European efforts to understand and tackle...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Rules: Overseas Students (21 Jul 2015)

Nicholas Dakin: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what data her Department considered to inform the changes to tier 4 immigration rules for students at further education colleges, announced on 13 July 2015.


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