Clause 17 - Asylum or human rights claim: damage to claimant’s credibility

Part of Nationality and Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:15 am on 26 October 2021.

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Photo of Neil Coyle Neil Coyle Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark 11:15, 26 October 2021

Clause 17 further compounds the damage potentially arising from clause 16. When answering the question about a child rights impact assessment, the Minister seemed to talk about an equality impact assessment. I wonder again whether a child rights impact assessment, as developed by his colleagues in the Department for Education for schools, would benefit the Government, to prevent them from imposing conditions that fall foul of other Government legislation—