New Clause 10 - Expedited asylum processing

Illegal Migration Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:45 pm on 26 April 2023.

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‘(1) Within 60 days of this Act coming into force, the Secretary of State must issue regulations establishing an expedited asylum process for applicants from specified countries who have arrived in the UK without permission.

(2) Within this section, “specified countries” are defined as those countries or territories to which a person may be removed under the Schedule to this Act.’—(Stephen Kinnock.)

This new clause requires the Secretary of State to establish a process to fast-track asylum claims from specified countries.

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Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

Division number 222 Illegal Migration Bill Report Stage: New Clause 10

Aye: 231 MPs

No: 288 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

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No: A-Z by last name

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The House divided: Ayes 231, Noes 290.

Question accordingly negatived.