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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:10 am on 8th February 2018.

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Photo of Patrick Grady Patrick Grady SNP Chief Whip 11:10 am, 8th February 2018

May we have a debate on UK Visas and Immigration decision-making processes? This morning, my hon. Friend Gavin Newlands and I heard of a group of young Malawians who have been denied visas for this country on the basis of their not presenting birth certificates. They have not done so because many people in Malawi do not have birth certificates, but their sponsors have a flawless record of bringing people over. Will the Leader of the House look into that case urgently, and may we have a debate in Government time on the failures of UKVI?