All 9 results for jeremy corbyn speaker:Damian Green

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: London Metropolitan University (3 Sep 2012)

Damian Green: ...action is taken against those who abuse the student visa system. We have already taken extremely effective action against the bogus colleges referred to by the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) in his initial question, and over 500 fewer institutions are able to bring in foreign students as a result of the tough and proper requirements that we have placed on those colleges....

deferred divisions: Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism (19 Jan 2011)

Damian Green: I can only repeat to my hon. Friend what I said to the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn). For obvious reasons, it is not this Government's, nor was it the previous Government's, policy to discuss whether an organisation is or is not under consideration for proscription. He will be aware that Hizb ut-Tahrir is an organisation about which we have real concerns, and I can confirm...

[Mr. Bill Olner in the Chair] — Children (Immigration Detention) (20 Nov 2007)

Damian Green: ...of immigration levels has become a matter of genuine concern for communities all over the country, not just those that are represented by Labour Members, as the hon. Member for Islington, North (Jeremy Corbyn) pointed out. It is therefore imperative that mainstream, moderate, democratic politicians address this issue, because if we do not, we leave the field clear for unpleasant, racist...

deferred divisions: Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism (19 Jan 2011)

Damian Green: ...and counter-terrorism. If he wants to meet me, however, it is always a pleasure. I would be happy to do so, as I said. One of the detailed points made by the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) was that proscription does not work, but dialogue does. Of course we all want to move towards dialogue, but proscription does send out a strong message that we do not tolerate...

Enforced Removal (Families with Young Children) (10 Jan 2006)

Damian Green: ...happen often enough. My third point concerns the length of time it takes the Home Office to respond to contact from families—a point that was also raised by the hon. Member for Islington, North (Jeremy Corbyn). I have seen no improvement in recent months and years, but I hope that the Minister can produce some figures to show that my anecdotal experience is wrong. My fourth and most...

Regulation of the Private Rented Sector: New Clause 10 — Fees for criminal record certificates etc (15 Oct 2013)

Damian Green: ...for there to have been a miscarriage of justice. It introduces for the first time some certainty in the process. I should say in response to a point made by the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) that the clause will have no impact at all on the very valuable work being done every day by the Criminal Cases Review Commission, and nor will it change the basis on which a...

deferred divisions: Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism (19 Jan 2011)

Damian Green: ...of important questions, some of which were about the criteria and the process. Those legitimate questions were echoed by other hon. Members, not least by the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn), the right hon. Member for Leicester East (Keith Vaz) and my hon. Friend the Member for Carshalton and Wallington (Tom Brake). There seems to be a slight misunderstanding involving...

Backbench Business: Student Visas (16 Jun 2011)

Damian Green: ...the student visa system had become a broken instrument. It has failed to control immigration and, in many cases, to protect legitimate students—a point that the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) made. He said that severe damage has been caused. He said that people come here honestly hoping to study and then find that they have been scammed. Bogus colleges are scamming not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: European Convention on Human Rights (19 Jun 2012)

Damian Green: ...sentence and being removed has decreased markedly. In 2008, it was 131 days; by 2011, we had got it down to 74 days, so we are indeed speeding up that process. The hon. Members for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) and for Wigan (Lisa Nandy) talked about the best interests of children. The hon. Lady is quite right that she and I worked closely together for some time on these matters during...


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