Peter Soulsby

Former Labour MP for Leicester South

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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Peter Soulsby consistently 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.

Key votes about a stricter asylum system:

  • On 25 Jul 2007: Peter Soulsby voted yes on The Asylum (Designated States) Order 2007 Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2006: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby 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: Peter Soulsby voted yes on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Third Reading Show vote

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