Natalie McGarry

Former Independent MP for Glasgow East

@NatalieMcgarry

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

Natalie McGarry consistently voted 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.

Key votes about a stricter asylum system:

  • On 25 Apr 2016: Natalie McGarry voted to give asylum seekers permission to work if a decision on their application takes over six months. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Natalie McGarry was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 8 — Offence of Illegal Working Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Natalie McGarry was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Natalie McGarry voted against restricting the support available to failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Natalie McGarry 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: Natalie McGarry 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: Natalie McGarry was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Natalie McGarry was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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