Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick

Crossbench Peer

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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We don’t have enough information to calculate Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick’s position on this issue

However, Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 12 Jan 2010: Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick was absent for a vote on European Union Committee report on a Common European Asylum System — Motion to Agree — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Oct 2007: Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick was absent for a vote on UK Borders Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Oct 2007: Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick was absent for a vote on UK Borders Bill — Give asylum seekers permission to work — rejected Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2007: Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick was absent for a vote on UK Borders Bill — The Border and Immigration Agency must ensure the welfare of children as part of its remit — rejected Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2006: Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick was absent for a vote on Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Remove a clause which allows immigrants to be removed on national security grounds — rejected Show vote

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