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Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 9 (7 Sep 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, I am glad to support Amendment 32, which is an important amendment tabled by the noble Baroness, Lady Neville-Rolfe. As she indicated, this amendment bears directly on the anomaly that lies at the heart of the Bill. It purports to deal with aspects of our withdrawal from the EU, so one would expect it to deal with the consequences for citizens of the EU and the EEA only. However, in...

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 2 (7 Sep 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: I had intended to withdraw from the debate, but having heard the noble Lord, Lord Lilley, I have to say that I agree very strongly with what he said. The debate so far has covered the case for a short-term arrangement to make sure that our failure to train in recent years can be made up for, but there is no justification in the medium term for taking doctors and nurses to look after people...

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 1 (7 Sep 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: This is rather a mixed bag of amendments. I would like to return to Amendment 1, on enforcement; a very useful amendment proposed by the noble Baroness, Lady Neville-Rolfe. As she so clearly described, enforcement has long been one of the weakest points in our immigration system. Indeed, enforced returns have been in steady decline for years. They fell from 16,000 in 2010 to just under 7,000...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Hong Kong: Immigrants (5 Aug 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 21 July (HL6842), whether they will now answer the question put, namely, what estimate they have made of (1) the number of holders of British National (Overseas) status in Hong Kong, and (2) their dependants, who are expected to migrate to the UK in the next five years.

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (22 Jul 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, I fully endorse the contributions of the noble Lords, Lord Lilley and Lord Hodgson. I declare a non-financial interest as founding co-chairman and now president of Migration Watch. In those capacities I have followed immigration for nearly 20 years; indeed, I am now on my 10th Home Secretary and 15th Minister for Immigration. Migration Watch is the only body that has consistently...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Immigrants: Hong Kong (21 Jul 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of (1) the number of holders of British National (Overseas) status in Hong Kong, and (2) their dependants, who are expected to migrate to the UK in the next five years. [T]

Reading Terrorist Attack - Statement (23 Jun 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, this is the first time the Government have so publicly revealed the sheer scale of the terrorist threat. The perpetrator seems to have been one of 40,000 on a Security Service B-list; another 3,000 are on an A-list. This is a massive threat to our society, mainly but not solely from Islamic extremists. Surely it is now time for a further step change in the resources devoted to this...

Hong Kong: Human Rights - Question for Short Debate (4 Jun 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, I declare an interest as president of Migration Watch. I share the widespread concern for human rights in Hong Kong which the noble Baroness, Lady Anelay, so well described. My problem is that the Government’s response is likely to do more harm than good. They accept that their proposals could permit roughly 3 million Hong Kong citizens to come and settle in Britain. This is a...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls (14 May 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what the age limit for new entrants under the points-based immigration system will be.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls (14 May 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what the salary threshold for new entrants under the points-based immigration system will be; and what assessment they have made of how that relates to the living wage in (1) London, and (2) the rest of the UK.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls (14 May 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government how long successful new entrants under the points-based immigration scheme will be able to stay in the UK.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls (14 May 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what requirements, if any, there will be, as part of their new immigration system, for businesses to advertise jobs in the UK before recruiting overseas.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls (14 May 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of people who will enter the UK each year as new entrants under the points-based immigration system, broken down by country of origin.

Syria - Question (13 May 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, this is not a question about sanctions as a whole, but their application to food and medicine. The Minister said—if I understood him correctly on this line—that sanctions do not apply to food and medicine. However, in practice, financial sanctions are impeding the purchase of food and medicine. Will the Minister undertake to look into that and make sure that they are not...

Immigration: Points-based System - Statement (25 Feb 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords—

Immigration: Points-based System - Statement (25 Feb 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, the Minister will be well aware that this is a massive reform of the immigration system. Does she recall that the Migration Advisory Committee has reported that 16 million UK jobs will be open to new or increased international competition from the whole world? There must therefore be a risk of an enormous inflow of workers, well beyond anything that the Government are expecting....

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls (10 Feb 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they propose to publish the new immigration rules that will come into effect on 1 January 2021; what arrangements will be made for Parliamentary scrutiny of those rules; and how they intend to seek Parliamentary approval of them.

Net Migration - Question (3 Feb 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to reduce net migration in the current Parliament.

Net Migration - Question (3 Feb 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: My Lords, I thank the Minister for her response. I declare my interest as president of Migration Watch UK. I am afraid that I do not have a booklet to wave, but I speak for 30 million UK adults who wish to see immigration reduced.

Net Migration - Question (3 Feb 2020)

Lord Green of Deddington: Read all about it on our website, and you will see how we got that figure. Last week, the Migration Advisory Committee made some recommendations that, on its own admission, would result in 16 million jobs becoming open to worldwide competition. Clearly a rapid increase in immigration is a considerable risk, as indeed has happened on a number of occasions, so will the Government, as a...


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