Results 1–20 of 6611 for speaker:Brandon Lewis

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationality: Applications (8 Jan 2018)

Brandon Lewis: The target is to decide straightforward cases within six months. Performance against that target is recorded in published data here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/in-country-migrat ion-data-november-2017 on the tab InC_02. The latest data published shows that 100% of straightforward cases were decided within target. There is no published data on actual processing times.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Written Questions (8 Jan 2018)

Brandon Lewis: Question UIN 116509 was answered on 21st December 2017.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (5 Jan 2018)

Brandon Lewis: Details of the support available to asylum seekers including payments toward the costs arising from the birth of a new baby can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/asylum-support/overview The full policy and guidance for processing such claims is published on the GOV. UK at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/asylum-support-asy lum-instructions

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Detainees (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: We do not release in-year data ahead of the publication of our annual report and accounts until after the figures have been finalised, audited by the National Audit Office, and laid before Parliament.

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationality: Applications (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: Prior to FY2014/15 citizenship income were grouped under ‘Settlement and Nationality’. They were not reported separately. Figures from FY14/15 are listed below: • FY2016/17 £136.6m Income • FY2015/16 £127m Income • FY2014/15 £93m Income

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: Since January 2016 the UK has offered a two-year validity visit visa to Chinese nationals for the same price as a six-month visa. This is a pilot scheme which we are running to assess the benefits and impacts of such an approach more broadly. There are currently no plans to extend this pilot to any other countries.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: The UK and European Commission agreement set out in the Joint Report published on 8 December 2017 protects EU and UK citizens and their family members who have exercised free movement rights by the time of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Under the Free Movement Directive (2004/38/EC), once acquired, permanent residence is held on an individual basis and as such those who have been...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: The Prime Minister has proposed that there should be an Implementation Period immediately after the UK leaves the EU, while we and the EU put in place the necessary preparations for the future arrangements, and to ensure that people and businesses only have to plan for one set of changes. During this time, EU citizens will continue to be able to come and live and work in the UK, but there...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: The Government is considering a range of options for the immigration system for EU citizens after the UK leaves the EU. Since the Referendum result last year, Ministers have been undertaking an extensive programme of engagement and evidence gathering with all interested parties including the Devolved Administrations, businesses, educational institutions and many others. Most recently, I...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: There is a wide range of options as to how EU migration might work we leave the EU. We are considering these options very carefully and we will take decisions based on evidence. As part of this, on 27 July, the Government commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to gather evidence on patterns of EU migration and the role of migration in the wider economy, ahead of our exit from the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Scotland (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: The Government is considering a range of options for the immigration system for EU citizens after the UK leaves the EU. Since the Referendum result last year, Ministers have been undertaking an extensive programme of engagement and evidence gathering with all interested parties including the Devolved Administrations, businesses, educational institutions and many others. Most recently, I...

Written Answers — Home Office: UK Border Force: Recruitment (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: The Government has been clear that the 300 Border Force officers being recruited ahead of EU exit will undertake work to prepare the current workforce for any changes. This number will ensure a degree of additional operational coverage across regions, with the ability to flex to priority locations, to enable the existing workforce to be trained in new processes. This number is subject to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Extradition: Scotland (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: The Scottish Government has decided that it does not wish section 50 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 to be commenced in full in Scotland and there is no timetable for its commencement. This is a decision for the Scottish Government and there have been no recent discussions on the issue.

Written Answers — Home Office: Children in Care: British Nationality (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: The Home Office has no plans to make applications to register looked-after children as British citizens free of charge.

Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: EU Nationals (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: In her speech on 22 September, the Prime Minister was clear that during the implementation period, people will continue to be able to come and live and work in the UK. There will, however, be a registration system, which will be an essential preparation for the new immigration system The timing and detail of the implementation period will be a matter for negotiations with the EU.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Detainees (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: The Home Office does not detain those who are stateless who cannot be removed to any other country. We will only detain persons where they can be removed within a reasonable timeframe and issues regarding statelessness or nationality disputes are considered in assessing whether detention is appropriate. The Government has no plans to provide detainees with advice on the possibility of...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Detainees (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: The Government has no plans to introduce a fixed time limit on immigration detention as this would only encourage detainees to refuse to cooperate with immigration and asylum processes until they reached the point at which they had to be released from detention and thus avoid their enforced removal from the UK. Published Home Office policy is clear, however, that detention is only used for...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Applications (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: The Home Office does not hold the information in the format requested. In order to provide the cost of processing only rejected visa applications, would involve sifting through all applications data which would exceed the £850 cost limit The cost of processing visa applications varies by application type and these are set out in the published unit costs and fees table, which can be...

Written Answers — Home Office: UK Border Force: Wales (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: People employed in Border Force since 2012 can be found in the Annual Report and Accounts, links to which are shown below. Border Force resources in Wales are reviewed on a regular basis as part of the wider Border Force business planning process which is led by the Director General of Border Force. 16-17 Page 66 -https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attach...

Written Answers — Home Office: UK Border Force: East of England (21 Dec 2017)

Brandon Lewis: Border Force uses mobile resources in the East of England and elsewhere to dynamically respond to new operational demands and carry out a range of border security work in the aviation and maritime sectors. Such work is resourced through permanently employed Border Force Officers. However, Border Force is considering the use of ‘special’ volunteers to supplement the work of...


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