Clause 19

Part of UK Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:45 am on 15th March 2007.

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Photo of David Davies David Davies Conservative, Monmouth 9:45 am, 15th March 2007

Will the Under-Secretary take steps to ensure that we see an end to the scandal of offices being set up as supposed language schools or other centres of learning when in fact they are no such thing and are just a front to allow people to get into this country while pretending to be students? I know from personal experience that that practice is extremely widespread. My wife is eastern European and told me that it was a ruse used by many people before the enlargement of the European Union, and it is presumably still going on now for countries outside it.