Stephen Doughty

MP, Cardiff South and Penarth

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Cardiff South and Penarth Labour/Co-operative

Tougher on illegal immigration

The UK should have stronger laws to tackle illegal immigration.

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Stephen Doughty consistently voted against stronger enforcement of immigration rules

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 stronger enforcement of immigration rules:

  • On 13 Oct 2015: Stephen Doughty 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: Stephen Doughty 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 1 Dec 2015: Stephen Doughty voted against making it a criminal offence for someone to work if their immigration status prohibits it. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Stephen Doughty 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: Stephen Doughty voted against restricting the support available to failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Stephen Doughty 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: Stephen Doughty 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 Apr 2016: Stephen Doughty voted to ban the immigration detention of those who are pregnant and for guidance to be taken into account on the immigration detention of vulnerable people. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2016: Stephen Doughty voted against arrangements for immigration checks for those opening banks and building society accounts. Show vote

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