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Written Answers — Transport: Official Visits (24 Nov 2008)

Theresa Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) whether he has visited (a) Sipson and (b) Harmondsworth on official business since his appointment as Secretary of State for Transport; and whether he intends to visit (i) Sipson and (ii) Harmondsworth with reference to his Department's policy on Heathrow Airport; (2) how many visits he has made to the London Borough of (a) Hillingdon,...

Bill Presented: Heathrow (11 Nov 2008)

John Martin McDonnell: .... According to the Government's figures, at least 1,500 of my constituents will be forcibly removed from their homes in the village of Sipson. Another 4,000, in the villages of Longford, Harmondsworth and Harlington, will have their homes virtually surrounded by the airport or the road network. Noise and air pollution will render their homes uninhabitable, and they will lose not only their...

Written Answers — Home Department: UK Border Agency: Land (20 Oct 2008)

Phil Woolas: The UK Border Agency owns four detention centres located at Harmondsworth, Colnbrook, Campsfield and Dungavel. 26.5 full-time equivalent staff are employed at these locations. A further 96 buildings are leased. 17,463 staff are based at these locations. Details of the numbers of staff based at each location will be published on the UK Border Agency website by the end of the year.

Planning Bill ( 8 Oct 2008)

the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham:, became redundant in 1977 as a direct consequence of the industrial development of the Thurrock estuary area. Those are just a few illustrations. Your Lordships might also like to note Harmondsworth, Harlington and Cranford which are all threatened by the Heathrow proposals. As the Committee is aware, in the Church of England we carry a very heavy responsibility for an enormous...

Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum: Zimbabwe (29 Sep 2008)

Jacqui Smith: ... Campsfield House — * * — * * Colnbrook Long Term — 5 5 — 5 5 Dover Immigration Removal Centre — 5 5 — * * Dungavel * * 5 — 5 5 Harmondsworth — * * — * * Haslar — 5 5 — * * Lindholme — * * — — — Oakington Reception Centre — * * — * * Tinsley House — * * — * * ...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Immigration: Harmondsworth (29 Sep 2008)

the Earl of Sandwich: asked Her Majesty's Government: What percentage of detainees, on average, have remained in Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre pending a removal decision for (a) more than 28 days and (b) more than six months during the last two years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Immigration: Harmondsworth (22 Jul 2008)

the Earl of Sandwich: asked Her Majesty's Government: What factors have contributed to the success of the welfare team at Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre since the HM Inspector of Prisons' report on Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre of 2006; what improvements can still be made; and how this achievement can be repeated in other detention centres.

Deferred Division: Schedule 7 — Repeals (25 Jun 2008)

John Martin McDonnell: ...used at Heathrow, thousands of people will lose their homes—they will be forcibly removed from their properties. Those parents who send their children to Heathrow primary, William Byrd school and Harmondsworth school will see those schools demolished. The proposal will also mean a roadway through Cherry Lane cemetery, so we will dig up our dead as a result of the proposals for Heathrow...

Immigration: Detention Centres (17 Jun 2008)

the Earl of Sandwich: My Lords, will the Minister say how the Government are going to recoup the £30 million lost at Bicester and what improvements have been made to Harmondsworth since that severe report from the Chief Inspector of Prisons two years ago?

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: UK Border Agency Detention Estate (19 May 2008)

Liam Byrne: ...2009: New spaces at both Dover and Oakington will add around 100 spaces this year. Brook House near Gatwick airport will contribute more than 420 places when it opens in February 2009. New wings at Harmondsworth removal centre, near Heathrow airport, will contribute a further 370 beds by December 2009. We are also announcing today feasibility studies into two new secure sites where...

Deferred Division: Heathrow ( 2 Apr 2008)

John Martin McDonnell: ...Paper referred to a third runway, but did not mention a sixth terminal in any detail. It referred to one village, but it is not just one—as has been said, more than six are involved, including Harmondsworth, Harlington, Longford and Cranford Cross. First of all it was said that just under 100 homes were at risk, but we then learned that it was to be 700, affecting 1,000 people. We then...

Written Answers — Transport: Heathrow Airport (20 Mar 2008)

Theresa Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what meetings (a) she, (b) her Ministers and (c) officials in her Department have held with representatives of (i) Sipson, (ii) Harmondsworth and (iii) Cranford in relation to Heathrow Airport expansion.

Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill (26 Feb 2008)

Lord Ramsbotham: ...centres tell me that up to 50 per cent of the people they have there are ex-prisoners awaiting deportation. If you go into the reasons for the various disturbances in places such as Yarlswood and Harmondsworth, you find that many of them were provoked by these frustrated ex-prisoners not knowing quite what is happening. I had hoped, in the context of a Criminal Justice and Immigration...

Heathrow Expansion (12 Dec 2007)

John Martin McDonnell: my community. I believe that they would result in the forced clearance of 10,000 people and whole families. Furthermore, three primary schools will be either demolished or rendered unusable: Harmondsworth, Heathrow and William Byrd. There will also be an impact on the secondary schools in the surrounding area owing to the massive extension of the road network. Whole communities will be...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Immigration: Detention (12 Dec 2007)

Lord West of Spithead: now in the process of tendering for advice services in IRCs as a permanent part of legal aid services. This advice provision complements the fast track duty rota advice scheme that operates in Harmondsworth, Oakington and Yarl's Wood. This service offers all asylum seekers access to a duty representative for advice and assistance in relation to their asylum claim.

Orders of the Day: Planning Bill (10 Dec 2007)

John Martin McDonnell: ...we predicted—that BAA has made a proposal for an extended runway, not a short-take off one, which will impact on St. Peter's and St. Paul's mediaeval church in my constituency, and St. Mary's in Harmondsworth—a church with a 1,000-year history. We think that they will be rendered unusable, and we will be back where we were three years ago, with proposals to disinter our dead because of...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Immigration: Detention and Removal Centres ( 5 Dec 2007)

Lord West of Spithead: ongoing improvement and replacement programme for immigration removal centres. There are no immediate closures planned. However, we announced in July that two of the four accommodation wings at Harmondsworth are being rebuilt. We are also building a new centre at Gatwick.

Points of Order: Common European Asylum System (29 Nov 2007)

Michael Connarty: ...them are not treated well enough at the moment. Many people are allowed to stay in this country after suffering incarceration. Sadly, more than 60 children are incarcerated with their families in Harmondsworth at the moment. Thank goodness that, in Scotland, we have driven out that terrible blight on our society by not having asylum seekers' children in Dungavel. I was happy to be part of...

Heathrow Airport (28 Nov 2007)

Rosie Winterton: ...would be important in ensuring that the increased demand can be met, while not having to encroach on any of the night time activities. The hon. Gentleman mentioned his constituents in Sipson, Harmondsworth and Stanwell Moor—

Written Answers — Home Department: Departments: Visits (24 Oct 2007)

Liam Byrne: ...of Minister of State for Borders and Immigration I have personally made a large number of visits to meet Border and Immigration staff doing their jobs, visiting our detention facilities including Harmondsworth, Colnbrook, Campsfield House; many airports, among them Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Birmingham; the sea ports at Calais, Harwich and Poole, and almost all our local enforcement...

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