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Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children (20 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: All asylum claims lodged in the UK are carefully considered on their individual merits against a background of relevant case law and up to date country information. All Decision Makers who process asylum claims from Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children must complete all three Tiers of Keeping Children Safe training before interviewing or deciding claims from Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Charities (20 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The Home Office has implemented no changes to policy or guidance to reduce the number of Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) Charity Worker visa applications granted in the last 5 years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (20 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The UK operates several resettlement schemes: Gateway, Mandate, the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) and the Vulnerable Children’s Resettlement Scheme (VCRS), working closely with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to provide a safe and legal route to the UK for the most vulnerable refugees. Moreover, our Family Reunion policy allow children to join their...

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

Caroline Nokes: Detention Services Order 08/2012 sets out the Home Office’s policy on detainees’ possession of mobile phones in immigration removal centres. Detainees are able to retain their own mobile telephones throughout their detention, provided their handset has no recording facility and/or access to the internet. Where a detainee’s handset does not comply with these restrictions they...

Written Answers — Home Office: Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre (20 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: All requests for visits to immigration removal centres (IRC) by Honourable Members require the agreement of the Minister for Immigration, with local constituency MPs generally given priority over non-constituency MPs. In addition to security and safety considerations, visits to view IRCs can affect the regime for detainees and are therefore subject to careful consideration and management to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Detainees: Compensation (20 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The information is not held centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. The Home Office does not record ‘wrongful detention’ as a payment type. It is only unlawful detention compensation which is reported in the Home Office Annual Report and Accounts. The cost of unlawful detention for FYs 2012/13 onwards are included in the table below: Unlawful Detention...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Accommodation Centres (20 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: Accommodation providers are required to provide safe, habitable, fit for purpose and correctly equipped accommodation that complies with the Decent Homes Standard in addition to standards outlined in relevant national or local housing legislation. In line with government transparency commitments details of the time limits on resolving defects are already in the public domain. The particular...

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

Caroline Nokes: The published statistics on leave to remain applications that have been processed within service standard can be found in the migration transparency data release. ion-data-february-2018 at: InC_02: Percentage of In-Country visa applications, for each Route, processed within Service Standards. InC_07: Premium Service Applications...

Written Answers — Home Office: Naturalisation (20 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The available published information on the total number of applications made for British citizenship by the applicant’s country of nationality, including both naturalisation and registration, is in the Home Office’s Immigration Statistics, October to December 2017, Citizenship table cz_01_q_a available from

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees (20 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The UK Immigration Rules have a comprehensive framework for refugees and their families to be safely reunited in the UK. Our family reunion policy allows immediate family members of those granted protection here to reunite with them. The Immigration Rules also provide for relatives with protection in the UK to sponsor children in serious and compelling circumstances. The Mandate resettlement...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Children (19 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The Home Office does not hold the information in the format requested. Refusal data is published in the Home Office transparency data ics-july-to-september-2017-data-tables

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (19 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The Dublin III Regulation is a long-standing EU mechanism to determine Member States’ responsibilities for examining asylum claims. Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency, regularly publishes data on transfers under the Dublin Regulation which includes data on formal request refusals . The 2017 data publication is expected to be published shortly. The latest publication can be found...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Detainees (19 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: As my earlier answer of 12 March 2018 to the honourable member stated, it may not always be appropriate for healthcare professionals to disclose confidential medical information that the patient has asked not to be disclosed. Subject to these limitations, Home Office management information indicates that 53 pregnant women were detained in the immigration detention estate in 2017, of which 43...

Written Answers — Home Office: Right of Abode: Veterans (19 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: We have received a number of representations on this matter, all of which are being carefully considered.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Croatia (19 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: We will today inform the European Commission and the Croatian Government of our decision not to extend further the transitional restrictions on Croatian citizens’ access to the UK labour market when they expire on 30 June 2018. This is in line with the provisions of the Accession Treaty for Croatia, under which temporary restrictions have been in force since Croatia joined the European...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Caribbean (16 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The Home Office advises that those who have resided in the UK for an extended period but do not have the correct documentation confirming their leave to remain should take legal advice and submit the appropriate application with correct evidence so we can progress the case. When the Home Office is made aware of cases of this nature, we will make sure the applications are dealt with in a...

Written Answers — Home Office: Members: Correspondence (16 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: The hon. Member’s letter of 25 January was received and a response will be issued as soon as possible.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Social Security Benefits (16 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: I refer the honourable member to the answer I gave the hon. member for Manchester Gorton on 5 March 2018.

Written Answers — Home Office: Members: Correspondence (16 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: From July 2017, the Home Office saw an unprecedented level of intake in Members written correspondence about immigration matters. The continued increase had an impact on the Home Office’s ability to respond to all written correspondence within the service standard of 20 working days from receipt. The recruitment and training of additional staff has enabled the Home Office to deal with...

Written Answers — Home Office: Passports: Postal Services (16 Mar 2018)

Caroline Nokes: Should a customer wish to seek reimbursement for the costs of replacing a lost passports, personal document or personal forms they are advised to contact UKVI and they will be dealt with on a case by case basis in accordance with the complaints procedure: igration/about/complaints-procedure

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