Wera Hobhouse

Liberal Democrat Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

Liberal Democrat MP for Bath

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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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Wera Hobhouse generally 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.

All votes about a stricter asylum system:

  • On 30 Jun 2020: Wera Hobhouse was absent for a vote on Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 29 — Family Reunion and Settlement Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2020: Wera Hobhouse voted to require ministers to seek to negotiate with the EU to allow unaccompanied children seeking asylum to join their relatives by moving from the UK to the EU or vice-versa, and voted against merely requiring the Government to set out its policy on this subject. Show vote
  • On 8 Jan 2020: Wera Hobhouse voted to retain a requirement for ministers to seek to negotiate an agreement with the EU to enable unaccompanied child refugees to join their relatives. Show vote

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