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Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill: Clause 1 - Introduction (15 Apr 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: ...for Lords amendments 3B and 3C, and he asked me what progress has been made. I can reassure him that progress has been made and that the Government will only ratify the treaty once we agree with Rwanda that all necessary implementation is in place for both countries to comply with their obligations under it. He also rightly asked, as did other right hon. and hon. Members from across the...

Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill (15 Apr 2024)

Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill

Cass Review (15 Apr 2024)

Rosie Winterton: ...this is an important statement, but we also need to ensure that the questions are brief so that the Secretary of State can give brief responses. We have a big debate ahead of us on the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill, followed by another debate on the hospice movement, and I am sure that many Members will want to participate in those as well. Perhaps they will bear that in...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee ()

Public Accounts Committee: Asylum Accommodation and UK-Rwanda partnership. Oral evidence; 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Room 15, Palace of Westminster

Home Department: Returning Illegal Migrants to their Home Country (15 Apr 2024)

Stephen Kinnock: ...removal of those with no right to be here. Meanwhile, over the weekend, more people crossed the channel in small boats than will be covered in the entire first year of the Government’s failing Rwanda scheme. Will the Minister stop the headline-chasing gimmicks and instead commit to setting out his plan for the 99% of people currently stuck in the asylum system who will never be sent to...

Home Department: Topical Questions (15 Apr 2024)

Justin Madders: Will the Home Secretary tell us what level of auditing there will be of the hundreds of millions of pounds being sent to Rwanda? In particular, will he guarantee that no UK taxpayers’ cash will, either directly or indirectly, be used to fund the M23 militia in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda (11 Apr 2024)

Lord Scriven: To ask His Majesty's Government what conditions exist in Rwanda that have led them to conclude that appropriate and professional age assessments will be capable of being carried out on people sent there for immigration purposes where special requirements apply in respect of an uncertainty over an individual’s age.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda (11 Apr 2024)

Lord Scriven: To ask His Majesty's Government what evidence they have considered, and from which organisations, which has led them to the conclusion that Rwanda is a safe country.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Rwanda: Asylum ( 3 Apr 2024)

Luke Pollard: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he has had discussions with the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the use of RAF planes to transport asylum seekers to Rwanda.

Written Answers — Home Office: Official Visits: Rwanda ( 3 Apr 2024)

Tan Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department takes to assess the (a) potential impact and (b) value for money of (i) his visit to Rwanda in December 2023 and (ii) other ministerial overseas visits.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda (28 Mar 2024)

Stephen Kinnock: ...the Home Department, if he will publish details on the (a) level of financial and (b) other incentives his Department plans to offer to asylum seekers to encourage them to voluntarily relocate to Rwanda.

Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill - Second Reading (27 Mar 2024)

Baroness Andrews: ...has not been enough legislative time; I say very gently to the Minister, because I know she is not responsible, that if the Government had not distracted both Houses with legislation such as the Rwanda Bill, then we might have had more legislative time. There certainly would have been more time to consider, for example, the proposition made by the noble Lord, Lord Best, about introducing a...

Israel and Gaza (26 Mar 2024)

Andrew Slaughter: sometimes publish legal position statements. According to the Cabinet Office, on 11 December 2023 the Government published a statement of the legal position in relation to the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill, and it published a similar legal position statement when introducing the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill in July 2022. Will the Minister publish such a statement...

People Granted Asylum: Government Support (26 Mar 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: employment could act as an incentive for more migrants to choose to come here illegally. Only last week, there was an exchange in the Chamber on this subject when we debated the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill. The provision about asylum seekers’ right to work was also debated during the Committee stage of the Nationality and Borders Act 2022, when an amendment was...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda (26 Mar 2024)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what form of immigration status people relocated to Rwanda under the voluntary departures scheme will receive once in Rwanda; and whether that status will be (a) permanent or (b) time-limited.

Christians: Persecution - Question for Short Debate (25 Mar 2024)

Lord Purvis of Tweed: throw its support behind the Kremlin’s war against a neighboring Orthodox nation. Far from wavering, that support has only grown more strident as the war progressed”. The Anglican leader in Rwanda speaks out in favour of the UK immigration agreement, and Anglican leaders in this House speak against it. There is, of course, an element of healthy debate, which needs to be encouraged,...

Victims and Prisoners Bill - Committee (8th Day): Amendment 171A (25 Mar 2024)

Lord German: ...such as prisons that human rights protections are most vital, because the individuals are under the control of the state. It would appear, as in the Illegal Migration Act and the safety of Rwanda Bill, that we are beginning to see a testing period for making controversial changes to our human rights framework. It seems to me and those on these Benches that this particular measure is...

Asylum Claims - Question (25 Mar 2024)

Lord Dubs: of the 55,000 or more people who arrived since March 2023, especially the 22,000 or so who arrived between March 2023 and July 2023, who are not covered by the possibility of being sent to Rwanda?

Genocide (Prevention and Response) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (22 Mar 2024)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ..., or to Auschwitz-Birkenau, as I have, the chilling effect of what you see remains with you and, I think, strengthens your own conviction in these areas. The noble Lord, Lord Hannay, talked about Rwanda. Again, anyone who goes to the memorial in Kigali cannot but be moved by the thousands and thousands of lives that were taken at that time, and have a real conviction to prevent that...

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