After Clause 12 - Changes to the Immigration Act 1971

Nationality and Borders Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:48 pm on 20 April 2022.

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  • Division number 249
    A majority of MPs voted not to allow those seeking asylum, and their adult dependents, to work if a decision on their application has not been made within six months.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 7B.—(Tom Pursglove.)

Division number 249 Nationality and Borders Bill — After Clause 12 — Changes to the Immigration Act 1971 — Asylum Applicants — Right to Work

A majority of MPs voted not to allow those seeking asylum, and their adult dependents, to work if a decision on their application has not been made within six months.

Aye: 292 MPs

No: 243 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

Tellers

No: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 111 MPs

Absent: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 294, Noes 242.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 7B disagreed to.

Lords amendment 7C disagreed to.