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Net Migration - Question (25 May 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reduce net migration to the United Kingdom.

Net Migration - Question (25 May 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, what the Government have actually done is to throw open our work permit system to the entire world. They have lowered the qualification level and reduced the salary requirement and as a result, 7 million—yes, 7 million—UK jobs have been opened to the entire world with no limit on the numbers. This could so easily spin out of control. Does the Minister agree that it would be...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (18 May 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, I shall focus not on asylum but on immigration. I declare a non-financial interest as president of Migration Watch UK. Noble Lords may have seen a recent article in the Times by the noble Lord, Lord Hague. He referred to extraordinary events in France, where two groups of retired military officers have declared that their country is disintegrating—yes, disintegrating. A subsequent...

Covid-19: Syria - Question (29 Apr 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, I have been following events in Syria for more than 50 years. The current regime can indeed be brutal, but it is no worse than any likely alternative, and it is at least firmly opposed to Islamic extremism. It defeats me what the real policy of the Government is in this, but my noble friend Lady Cox is absolutely right— all the Syrian people, whether supporters of their Government...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (29 Apr 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many of the 2.2 million EU citizens now granted pre-settled status will be able to switch to settled status in (1) 2021, and (2) each of the next five calendar years.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - Private Notice Question (28 Apr 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, this is a very difficult case, but I wonder about our approach to it. The Minister will recall the case of the British hostages in Lebanon held by groups connected to the Iranians. As it happens, I dealt with those cases, both in London and later in Damascus. Our strategy at that time was to refuse to negotiate and to keep the public profile down so as not to add to the perceived...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (26 Apr 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of applications made under the EU Settlement Scheme; and of why this number is now nearly one million more than the upper estimate included in the report Impact Assessment for EU Settlement Scheme – Updated analysis, published in March 2019.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Hong Kong (26 Apr 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) people, and (2) children, are included in the 27,000 British Nationals (Overseas) applications referred to in their press release of 8 April, National welcome for Hong Kong arrivals.

Hong Kong: Pro-Democracy Campaigners - Private Notice Question (19 Apr 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, what is the Government’s assessment of the impact of these sentences on applications for their BNO scheme? They have already announced 27,000 applications in the first month but according to the small print this does not include dependants. Meanwhile, more than 300 BNO passports were issued last year, and even today we have had some noble Baronesses calling for the scheme to be...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Act 1971 (7 Apr 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) arrests, (2) prosecutions, and (3) convictions, there were for offences committed under section 24 of the Immigration Act 1971 in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: British National (Overseas) (22 Mar 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of British National (Overseas) passport holders and their dependants who may apply to work in the UK; and how many of these would meet the English language requirements that apply to migrants from elsewhere.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (18 Mar 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many asylum claims in (1) January, (2) February, and (3) to date in March, 2021, have been treated as inadmissible on the basis that the claimant was judged to have travelled through or have a connection to a safe third country; and which those countries were.

Written Answers — Home Office: Migrants: Deportation (10 Mar 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many individuals have been removed from the UK in each of the last 10 years as a result of the expiry of their leave to remain.

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: EU Nationals (8 Mar 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures are in place to identify EU citizens in the UK who overstay their visas.

Yemen - Commons Urgent Question (10 Feb 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, does the Minister agree that calls for the suspension of British arms sales to Saudi Arabia are misplaced? This would not help the search for peace; it would simply encourage the Houthis to dig their heels in still further. It would also be extremely damaging to our very important relationship with Saudi Arabia, a country in which I have served twice. Finally, does he agree that...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration (8 Feb 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 21 January (HL11926), whether they will now answer the question put, namely, how many non-visa nationals whose permission to be in the UK expired, and for whom there was no record of departure, there were in each of the past five years.

Hotel Quarantine for Travellers - Private Notice Question (3 Feb 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, can the Minister assure the House that any system introduced will be resilient enough to cope with a significant inflow from Hong Kong, if that were to occur? As he will know, the Government have just granted the right of entry—and, later, settlement—to up to 5.4 million from Hong Kong, roughly the entire population of Scotland.

Written Answers — Home Office: Passports: British National (Overseas) (1 Feb 2021)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British National (Overseas) passport applications were received in each month of 2020.


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