Amendment 32

Nationality and Borders Bill - Report (2nd Day) – in the House of Lords at 4:15 pm on 2 March 2022.

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Lord Rosser:

Moved by Lord Rosser

32: After Clause 15, insert the following new Clause—“Safe third State: commencement(1) The Secretary of State may exercise the power in section 83(1) so as to bring section 15 into force only if the condition in subsection (2) is met.(2) The condition in this subsection is that the United Kingdom has agreed formal returns agreements with one or more third States.(3) A “formal returns agreement’’ means an agreement which provides for the safe return of a person making an asylum claim (a “claimant”) to a State which is party to the agreement, where the claimant has a connection to that State.”

Photo of Lord Rosser Lord Rosser Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Shadow Spokesperson (Transport)

I wish to test the opinion of the House.

Ayes 221, Noes 172.

Division number 1 Nationality and Borders Bill - Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 32

Aye: 221 Members of the House of Lords

No: 172 Members of the House of Lords

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Amendment 32 agreed.

Clause 18: Asylum or human rights claim: damage to claimant’s credibility