Paul Monaghan

Former Scottish National Party MP for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross

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Asylum

The asylum system is intended to protect people fleeing persecution in their own countries. Parliament has voted on subjects including: routes via which people may enter the United Kingdom to seek asylum; the circumstances in which those seeking asylum may work; support for those seeking asylum and if to allow those claiming asylum to be removed to other countries while their claim is assessed.

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Paul Monaghan generally voted against a stricter asylum system

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Major votes

  • On 25 Apr 2016: Paul Monaghan voted to give asylum seekers permission to work if a decision on their application takes over six months. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2015: Paul Monaghan voted to oppose the Government's decision not to opt into a European Union response to disproportionate migration into certain states involving measures to relocate individuals in need of international protection (asylum). Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Paul Monaghan voted against restricting the support available to failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 1 Dec 2015: Paul Monaghan was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 8 — Offence of Illegal Working Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Paul Monaghan was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Paul Monaghan 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: Paul Monaghan 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: Paul Monaghan 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: Paul Monaghan 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 9 Sep 2015: Paul Monaghan voted for greater international efforts through the United Nations to secure the position of refugees across the Middle East and in favour of the UK playing a full role, with others, in providing sanctuary. Show vote

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