Bill Wiggin

Conservative MP for North Herefordshire

@BillWigginMP

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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Bill Wiggin generally voted for 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 25 Apr 2016: Bill Wiggin voted against giving asylum seekers permission to work if a decision on their application takes over six months. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Bill Wiggin voted in favour of making it a criminal offence for someone to work if their immigration status prohibits it. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Bill Wiggin voted to make 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: Bill Wiggin voted to restrict the support available to failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Bill Wiggin voted to extend 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: Bill Wiggin voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Bill Wiggin voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Bill Wiggin voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote
  • On 25 Jul 2007: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Deferred Divisions — Immigration Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2006: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Clause 43 — Accommodation Show vote
  • On 16 Nov 2005: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Clause 51 — Refugee Convention: Construction Show vote
  • On 16 Nov 2005: Bill Wiggin voted yes on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Schedule 1 — Immigration and Asylum Appeals: Consequential Amendments Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Clause 2 — Entering United Kingdom without passport Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Bill Wiggin voted no on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Clause 7 — Failed asylum seekers: withdrawal of support Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Clause 11 — Unification of appeal system Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Schedule 4 — Repeals Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2004: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — New Clause 7 — Appeal from within United Kingdom Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2003: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill Show vote
  • On 17 Dec 2003: Bill Wiggin voted yes on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: Bill Wiggin voted yes on Deferred Divisions — Immigration Show vote
  • On 17 Mar 2003: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Personal Statement — Immigration Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2002: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Clause 15 — Support for Destitute Asylum-Seeker Show vote
  • On 5 Nov 2002: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — New Clause Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2002: Bill Wiggin voted yes on Orders of the Day — Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — New Clause 10 — Withholding and withdrawal of support Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2002: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Orders of the Day — Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 101 — Authority to carry Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2002: Bill Wiggin was absent for a vote on Orders of the Day — Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Clause 126 — Power to search for evidence Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2002: Bill Wiggin voted yes on Orders of the Day — Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — New Clause 14 — Appeal from within United Kingdom: unfounded human rights or asylum claim Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2002: Bill Wiggin voted no on Orders of the Day — Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — [1st Allotted Day] — Clause 80 — Earlier Right of Appeal Show vote

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