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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (2 Mar 2017)

Home Affairs: Immigration. 10:30 am
Witnesses: Dr Alasdair Allan MSP, Minister for International Development and Europe Lorraine Cook, Policy Manager, Convention of Scottish Local Authorities Dr Donald Macaskill, Chief Executive, Scottish Care

Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (28 Feb 2017)

Justice: Prison reform. 9:45 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Janine McDowell, Chief Operating Officer, Justice UK and Ireland, Sodexo Jerry Petherick, Managing Director Custodial & Detention Services,G4S Julia Rogers, Managing Director, Justice and Immigration, Serco Nigel Taylor, Managing Director, Carillion Services Sam Gyimah MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Prisons and Probation, Ministry of Justice

Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (27 Feb 2017)

First Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2017. 4:30 pm; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Unaccompanied Children (Greece and Italy) (23 Feb 2017)

Stuart McDonald: ...absolutely contrary advice to what they have decided to do. The second argument made by the Government for closing the Dubs scheme is about local government capacity. The witnesses yesterday were absolutely clear that it is not fair for the Immigration Minister to argue that local authorities have the capacity for 400 and that is the end of the story. On the contrary, there can be...

Business of the House (23 Feb 2017)

Alison Thewliss: ...own business and became part of Entrepreneurial Spark and Scottish EDGE, and they have raised significant funding for their company. However, all that has recently been put at risk by the UK visa and immigration system. They have had their tier 1 entrepreneur visas rejected on a technicality, putting at risk all they have worked for, the investment they have secured, and the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Detainees (23 Feb 2017)

Tulip Siddiq: ...of State for the Home Department, how many asylum applicants have been detained in each year since 2013, and how many of those applicants were detained in (a) a short-term facility, and (b) an Immigration Removal Centre.

Written Answers — Home Office: Tinsley House Immigration Removal Centre: G4S (23 Feb 2017)

Baroness Hamwee: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what procurement process was undertaken by the Home Office before awarding G4S the welfare services provider contract for Tinsley House pre-departure accommodation; whether it was an open tender exercise; what the duration of the contract is; and whether that contract is formally linked to G4S’s contract as custodial provider.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: European Union opt in decision: EU proposal for a Regulation establishing a common European Union Resettlement Framework (23 Feb 2017)

Robert Goodwill: ...EU legislation in the area of justice and home affairs on a case by case basis, with a view to maximising our country’s security, protecting our civil liberties and enhancing our ability to control immigration. This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: HLWS490

Commonwealth: Trade — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (22 Feb 2017)

Greg Hands: ...countries benefit from preferential access to the UK via the general scheme of preferences, economic partnership agreements, market access regulation and so on. That is an important part of it. My hon. Friend also mentioned the Commonwealth immigration channel. I am keenly aware of a recent letter to the Home Secretary. I understand that a meeting with my hon. Friend the Immigration...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (22 Feb 2017)

European Scrutiny: Departmental scrutiny: Home Office: Asylum reform and other scrutiny-related matters. 2:15 pm; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Robert Goodwill MP, Minister of State for Immigration, Home Office Kenny Bowie, Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary, Home Office

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Northern Ireland (22 Feb 2017)

Robert Goodwill: Progress on resettlement in each local authority is indicated in quarterly immigration statistics. The last set of statistics, published on 1 December 2016, showed that 221 Syrians have been resettled in Northern Ireland under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement scheme between October 2015 and September 2016.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (22 Feb 2017)

Robert Goodwill: Under the Immigration Act we made a commitment to transfer a specified number of unac-companied refugee children to the UK. On February 8, the Government announced that we will transfer the specified number of 350 children to the UK under section 67 of the Immigra-tion Act following consultation with local authorities on capacity. This includes the more than 200 children already transferred...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children (22 Feb 2017)

Lord Hylton: ...children seeking asylum in the UK, who are presently in Calais, Dunkirk and elsewhere in France; and what plans they have to extend the cut-off date for children claiming asylum under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (2nd Day) (Continued) (21 Feb 2017)

Lord Bridges of Headley: ...this Chamber in the legislative process, they should certainly read the debate of the past two days and the work of our excellent committees. Consider the subjects raised by your Lordships: the rights of citizens, immigration, Ireland, universities, our nuclear industry, agriculture—I could go on. These are all important issues but we must not confuse the policies that flow from...

Criminal Finances Bill: Power to extend moratorium period (21 Feb 2017)

...extended automatically under subsection (2) or (4) of new section 336BA it may be further extended by the court on the making of an application under section 336A. Amendment 5, page 28, line 3, at end insert— “(8) An application under this section may be made by an immigration officer only if the officer has reasonable grounds for suspecting that conduct...

Criminal Finances Bill: Proceedings under this Schedule (21 Feb 2017) sub-paragraph (1) are— (a) a constable; (b) a counter-terrorism financial investigator; (c) the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs; (d) an officer of Revenue and Customs; (e) an immigration officer. (3) The Director of Public Prosecutions may authorise a person (generally or specifically) to carry out the functions of the Director under sub-paragraph (1) if...

Criminal Finances Bill: Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs: removal of restrictions (21 Feb 2017)

Ben Wallace: ...will help to ensure that a company does not provide any information to the customer whose transaction is subject to a suspicious activity report, other than the fact that an SAR has been made; they will allow immigration officers to apply for an extension; and they will allow for an explicit right of appeal in Northern Ireland. The majority of the remaining amendments in this...

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