Asylum Seekers: Right to Work

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons on 25th February 2019.

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Photo of Philip Hollobone Philip Hollobone Conservative, Kettering

But the asylum system simply is not working. Between 2010 and 2016, 81,000 asylum applications were either refused or withdrawn, yet only one third of these people were removed and 54,000 are still here. Before considering the employment of asylum seekers, will the Immigration Minister sort out the asylum system itself?