All 10 results for immigration speaker:Adam Afriyie

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Foreign Criminals (Deportation) (9 Feb 2015)

Adam Afriyie: ...That bodes well for the future of the country under any Conservative Government. Does the Minister agree that if we are to have a country that feels at ease with itself even with minimal levels of immigration, we must continue to redouble our efforts to get rid of foreign criminals?

Written Answers — Home Office: Overseas Students (5 Nov 2014)

Adam Afriyie: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what his policy is on excluding foreign university students from net immigration targets.

[Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] — Migration Statistics (26 Jun 2014)

Adam Afriyie: ...in this debate. First, I say a huge thank you to my hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Mr Jenkin) for the presentation of the report by the Public Administration Committee. Given that immigration is one of the top three issues in the country, it is absolutely vital that we have a look at the underpinning foundation of the statistics and data that inform the debate about...

[Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] — Migration Statistics (26 Jun 2014)

Adam Afriyie: That is absolutely right. Clear, accurate and granular information, data and statistics will enable groups with a view on each category of immigration to take a reasoned view. I often think that politicians’ use of statistics—I confess that this may include me in my early days—is like a drunk’s leaning on a lamp post, less for illumination and more for support. I do...

[Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] — Migration Statistics (26 Jun 2014)

Adam Afriyie: ...data and how we conduct the passenger surveys would be needed, and that those would assist enormously, in addition to the exit checks. If we are to plan our public services, we need to have a good idea about what the immigration statistics and data are. It is interesting that the ONS said that the data at the moment “should not be used as a proxy for flows of foreign migrants into...

[Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] — Migration Statistics (26 Jun 2014)

Adam Afriyie: A very apposite question. No, I am saying that we do not have any idea about whether these targets may be met. If the immigration figures came in at 30,000 or 40,000 a year, it could be argued by one side that this goal had been magnificently achieved. It could also be argued that the goal had been achieved if the figures came in at 200,000 or 150,000. Conversely, political opponents may...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: National Insurance (17 Jul 2006)

Adam Afriyie: What recent discussions he has had with colleagues at the Department for Work and Pensions on verifying the immigration status of applicants for national insurance numbers.

Written Answers — Home Department: Ports (7 Dec 2005)

Adam Afriyie: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans the Government have to increase the number of UK ports which are manned by immigration staff 24 hours a day.

Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum/Immigration (24 Nov 2005)

Adam Afriyie: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what research he has evaluated on the implications of setting a limit on immigration to the United kingdom; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum and Immigration (21 Nov 2005)

Adam Afriyie: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what measures the Government are taking to regulate immigration.


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