Results 1–20 of 26531 for immigration

Upcoming Business – Lords: Grand Committee (27 Oct 2016)

Detention of pregnant women under the Immigration Act 2014 – Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb. Short debate

Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (11 Oct 2016)

Immigration policy and the disability employment gap after the EU referendum – Mark Harper. Westminster Hall debate; 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Scottish Parliament: Rural Economy (European Union Referendum) (27 Sep 2016)

Michael Russell: ...lack of certainty from the UK Government. It is estimated that 30 per cent of the sector’s workforce are EU nationals, and the sector is concerned about not just the current workforce but future immigration policy. Mr Lockhart could have looked that up, as well. Mr Whittle could have looked up a few things about food, too. Since 2007, there has been a 41 per cent increase in Scottish...

Scottish Parliament: NHS Staffing (21 Sep 2016)

Alison Johnstone:, but we cannot deny that many of the doctors whom we train relocate. We need to have a realistic approach to workforce planning that acknowledges that complexity. That highlights the need for welcoming and inclusive immigration policies in Scotland, and I am deeply concerned about the impact that withdrawing from the European Union could have on our ability to recruit and retain...

Scottish Parliament: Economy (EU Referendum) (20 Sep 2016)

Kate Forbes: ...members of the single market. We are proud that people from the rest of the world choose to make their home in our cities and villages. The increase in EU membership in 2004 has helped to improve stagnating Scottish immigration figures, which have increased by around 0.5 per cent year on year in the 11 years since. That has ensured that many Scottish businesses—particularly those in...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: 'A Vision for Northern Ireland outside the EU' (19 Sep 2016)

Gordon Lyons: Mr Stalford makes a very good point because a lot of people like to say that the result of the EU referendum was entirely because of immigration. That was not the case at all. In fact, that shows how out of touch some people are.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Immigration (19 Sep 2016)

Lord Hamilton of Epsom: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord O’Neill of Gatley on 5 September (HL Deb, col 849–50), what assessment they have made of the impact of immigration on wage rates and productivity in the UK.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Immigration: Appeals (16 Sep 2016)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, when her Department plans to issue its response to the consultation on proposals for fees for the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber); and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Immigrants: Detainees (16 Sep 2016)

Angela Crawley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps the Government takes to establish whether a woman is pregnant while in detention at an immigration removal centre.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (16 Sep 2016)

Lord Dubs: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many unaccompanied child refugees have been transferred to the UK under the terms of the Immigration Act 2016 from (1) France, (2) Italy, and (3) Greece.

Written Answers — Home Office: Detention Centres (16 Sep 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: Having considered the very detailed responses received to the consultation exercise, we intend to make the statutory rules governing the regulation and management of immigration short term holding facilities in due course.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children (16 Sep 2016)

Lord Roberts of Llandudno: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many unaccompanied child refugees have been accepted into the UK since the passing of the Immigration Act 2016.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Syria (16 Sep 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...of places and many more have pledged to resettle refugees under this scheme. We continue to work with them all in order to meet our commitment. Progress on resettlement is reported in quarterly immigration statistics, including the local authorities participating in the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme and how many refugees have been resettled in each area.

Prison Safety — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (15 Sep 2016)

Sam Gyimah: ...deliver the estates programme. The Secretary of State will roll out the details, but, to provide assurance, we have closed 15 prisons in the past 10 years. There have also been two partial closures and two re-roles to immigration and removal centres. The Department has got quite good at ensuring that, we can close down old prisons and open new ones, such as HMP Berwyn—new for old. As...

Calais: Refugee Camp - Question for Short Debate (15 Sep 2016)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...list? What action has been taken to verify whether they are eligible to get to the UK, and when are we going to bring them here? How many have been accepted? It is really important that this is not viewed as immigration. It is about children fleeing persecution and violence, and our responsibility as a nation to face up to its responsibilities and to do its bit urgently. As my noble friend...

Brexit: Scotland - Question (15 Sep 2016)

Lord Wallace of Tankerness: ...they also appear to want control freedom of movement from the European Union. In trying to square that circle, what assessments have the UK and Scottish Governments made of the increasing number of immigration offenders travelling to Scottish ferry ports from Northern Ireland, and how do the respective Governments intend to address any consequent financial and operational pressures on...

Business of the House (15 Sep 2016)

Pete Wishart: ...of that vote. Our constituents demand to know the Government’s intention in regard to Brexit. They want to know whether we will be members of the single market, they want to know what sort of immigration systems will be in place—for goodness’ sake, they just want to know whether visas will be required for European travel in the future. This was supposed to be about taking...

Written Answers — Home Office: Hanif Qureshi (15 Sep 2016)

Robert Goodwill: All visa applications are considered on their individual merits and in line with the Immigration Rules. In order to safeguard an individual’s personal information and comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 the Home Office is limited in what information it can provide when the request is made by someone who is not the applicant. The Home Office is therefore unable to provide the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Families (15 Sep 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...the family reunion policy. This includes those granted humanitarian protection in the UK under one of our resettlement schemes. Those applying under these provisions can use one of UK Visas and Immigration’s global network of over 200 Visa Application Centres. Information on how to apply is available on GOV.UK at: Family members applying to join...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children (15 Sep 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...unit before the sponsor fled their country, to reunite with them in the UK. Information on how many men, women and children have entered the UK under refugee family reunion provisions in the Immigration Rules is not captured in our published data and would require a manual review. This information cannot therefore be provided without exceeding proportionate costs.

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