Greg Smith

Conservative MP for Buckingham

Tougher on illegal immigration

The UK should have stronger laws to tackle illegal immigration.

Photo: tristam sparks

Greg Smith generally voted for 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 8 Dec 2021: Greg Smith voted not to exempt potential child victims of modern slavery, exploitation or trafficking from requirements to provide information to determine if they are in-fact a victim, not to exempt them from being denied support on the grounds they are a threat to public order and not to exempt them from limits on support. Show vote
  • On 8 Dec 2021: Greg Smith voted to infer that the late provision of information by a potential slavery or trafficking victim damages that person’s credibility. Show vote
  • On 8 Dec 2021: Greg Smith voted for a series of changes to the law on immigration and nationality, including permitting the removal of asylum seekers with applications pending to other countries and provisions aimed at discouraging unsafe and dangerous routes of entry. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2021: Greg Smith voted not to make it an offence to advertise services designed to facilitate illegal immigration. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2021: Greg Smith voted against explicitly requiring immigration and enforcement officers to avoid using their powers in a way that could endanger life at sea. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2021: Greg Smith voted for a series of changes to the law on immigration and nationality, including permitting the removal of asylum seekers with applications pending to other countries and provisions aimed at discouraging unsafe and dangerous routes of entry. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2021: Greg Smith voted for a series of changes to the law on immigration and nationality, including permitting the removal of asylum seekers with applications pending to other countries and provisions aimed at discouraging unsafe and dangerous routes of entry. Show vote
  • On 19 May 2021: Greg Smith voted voted in favour of requiring ID from voters in elections, for measures intended to deter illegal entry into the UK, in favour of legislation to tackle violence, including against women and girls, and for action to support victims and improve internet safety. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2021: Greg Smith voted for new guidance intended to ensure that vulnerable people are not detained inappropriately in immigration detention. Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2020: Greg Smith voted against introducing a time limit on immigration detention of twenty-eight days for nationals of the European Economic Area and Switzerland. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2020: Greg Smith voted against introducing a time limit on immigration detention of twenty-eight days for nationals of the European Economic Area and Switzerland. Show vote

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