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Mr John Taylor

Former Conservative MP for Solihull

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.

Photo: Nathan Collins

Mr John Taylor 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.

All votes about a stricter asylum system:

  • On 1 Mar 2004: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Burden of proof on prosecution rather than defendant in cases where immigrants to not have travel documents — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Mr John Taylor voted no on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to asylum seekers even when they make a late claim — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2003: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2003: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Mr John Taylor voted yes on Asylum (Designated States) (No. 2) Order 2003 Show vote
  • On 17 Mar 2003: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Asylum (Designated States) Order 2003 Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2002: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers can be placed in accommodation centres even if there is no local school pace for dependent children Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2002: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Refuse support to asylum seekers who make a late claim Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2002: Mr John Taylor voted yes on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow the withdrawal of support from immigrants and asylum seekers in certain circumstances Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2002: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not penalise those who bring passengers to the UK without the necessary authority — rejected Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2002: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2002: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not allow appeals against rejected asylum claims from within the UK if the claim is unfounded Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2002: Mr John Taylor was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow earlier rights of appeal — rejected Show vote

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