Baroness Coussins

Crossbench Peer

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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We don’t have enough information to calculate Baroness Coussins’s position on this issue

However, Baroness Coussins has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 12 Jan 2010: Baroness Coussins voted no on European Union Committee report on a Common European Asylum System — Motion to Agree — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Oct 2007: Baroness Coussins 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: Baroness Coussins was absent for a vote on UK Borders Bill — Give asylum seekers permission to work — rejected Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2007: Baroness Coussins 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

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