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Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (21 Oct 2019)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, I have chosen to speak today in order to raise a pressing devolved affairs issue, but I turn first to some other matters. The proposed immigration Bill will be the third such Bill before your Lordships’ House since I joined it. The two previous ones created the legislative underpinnings for Mrs May’s really hostile but now compliant environment. I do not see any signs that this...

Child Citizenship Fees - Question (23 Oct 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...? It effectively denies children born in this country their statutory right to citizenship, thereby undermining their sense of security, identity and belonging, and potentially creating a new Windrush generation.

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret (12 Jun 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...Project supporting them. So it does make a difference, and I am afraid it is not enough to talk about leave to remain. The Minister then said that it was not right to make the comparison with the Windrush generation because they have the legal right to be here. We are talking about children who have a legal right to be here, which is why a number of us have made the comparison with the...

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret (12 Jun 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...power to levy a fee above the administrative cost was introduced by Labour, but for some years the problems it was creating went unnoticed, rather in the way that the mounting problems faced by the Windrush generation went largely unnoticed. However, the fee is much higher now and has increased by 51% just since 2014. Thanks to the work of Solange Valdez-Symonds, who established the...

Immigration Applications - Question (16 May 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, given that we heard on the news last night that over 60 of the Windrush generation may have been wrongly deported, and the recent observation of the UN special rapporteur that shifting from the rhetoric of a hostile environment to one of a compliance environment will have little effect if the underlying legislative framework remains intact, will the Government now review that...

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