Results 101–120 of 3996 for speaker:Caroline Nokes

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Calais and Dunkirk (21 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: Much of the UK’s relationship with France on illegal migration is governed by the Sandhurst Treaty, signed in January 2018. The Treaty provides for joint cooperation to improve security infrastructure at the shared border in northern France, to reduce illegal migration flows and to provide support to the most vulnerable. This includes a programme of work to support access into asylum...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Maladministration (21 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The Home Office recognises the importance of good data quality to support its decision making and we are continuing to work to improve and assure both our historic and present data quality. We are in the process of deploying a new immigration data platform and digital casework applications to each area of the immigration system, and we are improving the accuracy and completeness of records...

Written Answers — Home Office: Windrush Generation (21 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: UK Visas and Immigration continues to work towards providing a World Class Customer Service. To that end, insight and feedback are used continuously to improve our services. Where an application is made in the UK, customers can contact our in-country contact centre and are provided with information about the Immigration Rules and the requirements of the Points Based System. In addition to the...

Written Answers — Home Office: UK Border Force: Patrol Craft (21 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: Border Force constantly review their maritime capabilities and currently have two coastal patrol vessels and one cutter available for the English Channel. In light of recent events they have stepped up deployments along the South-East coast. Clandestine entry to the UK is not an issue that can be solved by coastal patrols alone, so Border Force cooperate closely with their French counterparts...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Finance (21 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: Financial support to enable attendance at a reporting centre is determined on a case by case basis by the Home Office and is dependent on a number of factors including the current status of an individual’s case, proximity to an immigration reporting centre location and any exceptional circumstances. An individual who is required to report is able to apply for support and on approval will...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Housing (21 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: Asylum seekers who would otherwise be destitute can apply for free accommodation and cash support to cover their essential living needs whilst their cases are considered. If they have an emergency need for ac-commodation they can ask to be put in initial accommodation whilst their support applications are being processed (asylum seekers receive section 98 support while in initial...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Employment (21 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: Asylum seekers are not allowed to work in the UK unless their claim has been outstanding for at least 12 months through no fault of their own. The data requested on the number of asylum seekers granted permission to work in 2018 is only held on paper case files or within the notes sections of the Home Office's databases. Therefore, the number of asylum seekers granted permission to work is...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Housing (21 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: Asylum seekers who are assessed as being desitute are provided with accommodation until their asylum claim and any appeal is finally determined Serco informed 17 people that their accommodation support was ending with 21 days’ notice. These service users were no longer entitled to financial support or accommodation as their claims had been decided. We are unable to provide data for people...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: LGBT People (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The Immigration Minister and the Home Secretary have met the Hon. Member for Wells in an informal capacity.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: Immigration cases which raise issues under the ECHR are primarily those made as family and private life claims. These can be very complex and this may extend the time taken to make a decision on the application. This may be due to the customer’s individual circumstances, the need for further evidence, or when further information raises issues that require consideration. Factors such as...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Detainees (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: All decisions to detain individuals, or to maintain the detention of individuals that are considered to be particularly vulnerable to harm in immigration detention, are made in line with the Adults at Risk in Immigration Detention (AAR) policy, found at -immigration-detention. The AAR policy has strengthened our focus on...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Families and Private Life (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: There is no specific application type within our electronic systems entitled ‘Change of Conditions’. Answering this question would require manual inspection of all family and private life leave to remain applications within the date range. This would incur disproportionate cost to the public purse. The available information relates to grants and refusals of in-country leave to remain,...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Applications (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: If a person who has previously been refused asylum in the UK raises new reasons to claim asylum, this will be recorded as a Further Submission rather than a new asylum application. Home Office records note that between 1 January 2018 and 30 September 2018, a total of 6,195 Further Submissions were lodged by 5,847 persons who had previously been refused asylum.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Nationality (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The Home Office publishes data, in its quarterly Immigration Statistics re-lease, on the number of asylum applications received in the UK, by nationali-ty (table as_01_q Asylum, volume 1) The latest data cover the period up until 30 September 2018, available at: ent_data/file/758192/asylum1-sep-2018-tables.ods

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Overseas Aid (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The government publishes the threshold which would need to be crossed in order for a written question to be responded. To obtain the information requested would exceed the disproportinate cost threshold.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Torture (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The Home Office does not record the information in such a way that allows us to report on how many asylum applications were made by victims of torture in each of the eight last years. The Home Office does publish data which provides the total number of asylum applications for main applicants, by country of nationality, broken down by year. This can be found in tab as_01 at volume 1 of the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Torture (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: We have a proud history of granting protection to those who need it. All asylum claims lodged in the UK are carefully considered on their individual merits. Where someone has a well-founded fear of persecution or serious harm they are offered protection and not expected to return to their country. We have published detailed Home Office guidance for caseworkers on how to assess asylum claims,...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Glasgow (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The Home Office publishes quarterly figures on the number of asylum seek-ers housed in dispersed accommodation, including under Section 95, by lo-cal authority in the Immigration Statistics release, in table as_16q and 17q in volume 4 of the Asylum data tables. These are available at: ics-year-ending-september-2018-data-tables

Written Answers — Home Office: Serco: Complaints (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The information requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Housing (20 Dec 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The use of individual properties across provider’s portfolios changes daily subject to demand. Information on the current number of properties shared between single parent families could only be provided at disproportionate cost by examination of individual provider property records.

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