Sadiq Khan

Mayor of London

Labour London Assembly Member for Greater London

@SadiqKhan https://facebook.com/sadiqforlondon

Asylum

A vote for a stricter asylum system would be a vote to tighten the criteria for granting asylum, to set greater restrictions on activities asylum seekers are permitted to undertake, and to reduce the support provided to those seeking asylum.

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Sadiq Khan voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum system

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about a stricter asylum system:

  • On 25 Apr 2016: Sadiq Khan was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Asylum Seekers: Permission to Work after Six Months Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Sadiq Khan voted against making it a criminal offence for someone to work if their immigration status prohibits it. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Sadiq Khan voted against making it an offence to rent a home to someone who is disqualified as a result of their immigration status from occupying premises under a residential tenancy agreement. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Sadiq Khan voted against restricting the support available to failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Sadiq Khan voted against extending the power to deport an individual before considering an appeal on human rights grounds so it applies to all those appealing on human rights grounds against their removal. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Sadiq Khan voted against creating criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and against other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Sadiq Khan voted against creating criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and against other measures in the Immigration Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Sadiq Khan voted against creating criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and against other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote
  • On 25 Jul 2007: Sadiq Khan voted yes on The Asylum (Designated States) Order 2007 Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2006: Sadiq Khan voted no on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Allow failed asylum seekers to be given cash rather than vouchers — rejected Show vote
  • On 16 Nov 2005: Sadiq Khan voted no on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Prevent the government from interpreting the Geneva Convention so that terrorism can be used as grounds to dismiss asylum claims — rejected Show vote
  • On 16 Nov 2005: Sadiq Khan voted yes on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Third Reading Show vote

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