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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (14 Dec 2016)

Amending the visa requirements for international students and removing them from the immigration figures – Lord Holmes of Richmond. Oral questions; 3:00 pm

Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (6 Dec 2016)

Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft Immigration Act 2014 (Current Accounts) (Excluded Accounts and Notification Requirements) Regulations 2016. 8:55 am; Room 11, Palace of Westminster

National Life: Shared Values and Public Policy Priorities - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (2 Dec 2016)

Baroness Sherlock: about it on television”. But actually it was because it embodied something about who we are as a people rather than being about just a public service. That is not definitive but it tells us something very important. I will respond to some of the points that have been made. Immigration has been raised by a couple of noble Lords and I think we need to talk about this in the wake...

Benefit Claimants Sanctions (Required Assessment) Bill (2 Dec 2016)

Lucy Frazer: .... First, she identified that she was concerned about the facelessness of the decision maker, but there are many systems in other areas in which the decision maker does not know the individual. Many immigration decisions are made by someone who does not know the individual. Our judicial system rests on the basis that the judge is not familiar with the individual case and assesses those...

National Life: Shared Values and Public Policy Priorities - Motion to Take Note (2 Dec 2016)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: institutions. The disappearance of the mills and factories where you worked together and their replacement by insecure, lonely work has also weakened them. The disappearance of nonconformist churches has, sadly, weakened them further. Then immigration, and the expectation of further immigration as a result of the world’s rising population, is another unsettling dimension. In...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Health Services (2 Dec 2016)

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 7 July 2016 to Question 41770, what proportion of the funding raised by the Immigration Health Surcharge in 2015-16 was paid by people resident in the UK and eligible to pay national insurance.

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Overseas Students (2 Dec 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...Tier 4 visa application, an individual’s nationality can be a factor in assessing the level of the risk. A Policy Equality Statement was undertaken to accompany the new provision under the Immigration Rules from 30 July 2012, for an Entry Clearance Officer to be satisfied that an applicant is a genuine student before granting entry clearance under Tier 4.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (2 Dec 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: Our criteria under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016 is intended to ensure that we are focusing on the most vulnerable children. In France, we will be considering those aged 12 and under of any nationality, children referred to us by the French authorities as being at a high risk of sexual exploitation of any nationality, and those nationalities most likely to qualify for refugee status...

Backbench Business: UK Fishing Industry (1 Dec 2016)

Jim Shannon: ...over the industry—will I have any crew?” Some Members have spoken about that. I told my constituent about the meeting that I, the hon. Member for South Down (Ms Ritchie) and colleagues from Scotland held with the then Immigration Minister, who is now the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. Twelve months later, this issue still rankles and is still a matter of concern. We...

Social Care - Motion to Take Note (1 Dec 2016)

Lord Patel: ...NHS. Hospital beds are blocked by people who should be in social care. With regard to the workforce, we have heard evidence suggesting that by 2037, the gap in the workforce will be around 1.1 million if we have zero immigration or, if we have full immigration, 370,000. That is a huge gap in the social care workforce. On funding, the evidence we have heard from several witnesses is that...

Brexit: UK-EU Relationship - Motion to Take Note (1 Dec 2016)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...our capability and help support a smooth exit from the EU and negotiations for the best possible global trading arrangements for the UK. Much mention was also made on all sides of the House of the very difficult issues of migration. Our ambition is to create an immigration system that allows us to control numbers and encourage the brightest and best to come to this country, as part of a...

Backbench Business: Transgender Equality (1 Dec 2016)

Sarah Champion: Will the Minister confirm whether that includes immigration detention centres?

Exiting the European Union: Business of the House (1 Dec 2016)

David Lidington: ...of that, as the Prime Minister has set out, is accepting that, following the referendum result, freedom of movement as it exists at the moment cannot continue. There will be a need for a national immigration regime when we leave the European Union. Obviously, the exact relationship of this country to the other 27 in terms of the movement of workers, trade, investment and so on is a...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration Controls (1 Dec 2016)

Chris Matheson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what checks are applied by the UK Border Agency to Heads of State and Heads of Government, and their staff, who visit the UK.

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Iran (1 Dec 2016)

Alison Thewliss: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the performance of VFS Global in providing visa services on behalf of UK Visas and Immigration in Iran.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children (1 Dec 2016)

Stuart McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the compatibility of her Department's guidance, entitled implementation of section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016 in France, published on 8 November 2016, with (a) the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, (b) Article 2 of that convention and (c) the Equality Act 2010.

Written Answers — Wales Office: Free Movement of People: Wales (1 Dec 2016)

Alun Cairns: from any changes that we make. I am working closely with the Department for Exiting the European Union, the Home Office and others to identify and develop options to shape our future immigration system, including considering how best to control the number of people coming to the UK from the EU following Brexit.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: LGBT People (1 Dec 2016)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report by the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group and Stonewall, No Safe Refuge: the experiences of LGBT asylum seekers in immigration detention centres.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: LGBT People (1 Dec 2016)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to revise the Immigration Act 2016 guidance on adults at risk in immigration detention; and if so, whether they will include a presumption that LGBT immigrants, particularly those seeking asylum, should not be detained.

Scottish Parliament: Cabinet (Meetings) (1 Dec 2016)

The First Minister: Unfortunately, I think that it is. I take a very simple view of this. There are debates around immigration and some of those debates involve legitimate issues that we have to engage with. However, the simple view that I think all of us should take on this is that children are children and when children are in this country, we should support them and we should ensure that...

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