Knowingly Overstaying Limited Leave

Part of Clause 5 – in the House of Commons at 10:30 pm on 4th May 1988.

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Photo of Diane Abbott Diane Abbott , Hackney North and Stoke Newington 10:30 pm, 4th May 1988

Does my hon. Friend agree that the Minister has smiled throughout the discussion on the amendment about overstayers? Does my hon. Friend agree also that if the Minister had any personal experience of the misery that is caused, particularly by the prosecution of possible overstayers, the miserable lives that some of them lead and the tragedy around some of the casework, he would not sit there smirking?