Conservative MP, Romsey and Southampton North , 6 May 2010 –
Labour MP, Manchester, Gorton , 9 Jun 2017 –
Liberal Democrat Peer , 30 Nov 1990 –
Conservative MP, Great Yarmouth , 6 May 2010 –
Conservative MP, Scarborough and Whitby , 5 May 2005 –
Scottish National Party MP, Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East , 8 May 2015 –
Conservative MP, Old Bexley and Sidcup , 5 May 2005 –
Conservative MP, Forest of Dean , 5 May 2005 –
Conservative MP, Ashford , 1 May 1997 –
Former Labour MP, Oldham East and Saddleworth , 1 May 1997 – 5 Nov 2010
Labour MP, Birmingham, Hodge Hill , 15 Jul 2004 –
Former Labour MP, Harrow East , 1 May 1997 – 12 Apr 2010
Labour Peer , 27 Jul 2010 –
Labour Peer , 26 Jul 2010 –
Labour Peer , 21 Jun 2001 –
Improving the speed of the processing of immigration applications – Lord Roberts of Llandudno.
Maintaining authoritative immigration statistics to allow the development of sound policies and plans - Baroness Neville-Rolfe.
Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2018 – Baroness Williams of Trafford.
Caroline Nokes: The Home Office acted swiftly to grant visas to relatives of those directly affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. In all cases where the Immigration Rules were not met, consideration was given to leave outside of the Immigration Rules on exceptional grounds. The Grenfell Relatives’ Policy announced on 11 October 2017 allowed relatives granted a short period of leave outside of the...
Caroline Nokes: ...consultants specialising in clinical radiology and emergency medicine, are in national shortage and they appear on the published Shortage Occupation List (SOL) which sits under Tier 2, our main immigration route for non-EEA workers. Applications for jobs on the SOL receive the highest priority – and the highest number of points – when allocating a Tier 2 (General) place. The...
Caroline Nokes: The Government does not believe that increasing the Immigration Health Surcharge will have an impact on the number of international students. International students already pay a reduced rate compared to other entrants to the UK and we are committed to maintaining this approach. An Impact Assessment will be published later this year when the draft Statutory Instrument to increase the...
Stuart McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 30 March 2017 to Question 68451 on Immigration, how many people who passed through the National Referral Mechanism as victims of (a) modern slavery and (b) human trafficking with positive conclusive grounds status were granted discretionary leave to remain in the UK in 2017.
Caroline Nokes: ...not currently published. Statistics on the total number of people granted discretionary leave for all reasons can be found online at the following address: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statist ics-april-to-june-2017-data-tables. Updated information will be available shortly.
Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether non-EEA immigrants who have been issued an ancestry visa and already live and work in the UK will be affected by the planned increase in the immigration healthcare surcharge.
Caroline Nokes: ...(MAC) has a UK-wide remit. On 27 July 2017, the Government commissioned the MAC to report on the impact on the UK labour market of the UK’s exit from the European Union and how the UK’s immigration system should be aligned with a modern industrial strategy. The commission specifically required the MAC to consider the impacts on different parts of the UK. In taking evidence, the...
Caroline Nokes: Tier 2, our main immigration route for non-EEA workers, operates an annual cap of 20,700 places per year. The cap, which was set on advice from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), ensures that the Government can control migration and encourages employers to look first to the domestic workforce before recruiting from overseas. Places are allocated on a monthly basis to ensure consistency...
Caroline Nokes: Immigration is a reserved matter. The Government considers the needs of the UK as a whole and is committed to developing an immigration system that serves the national interest. Applying different immigration rules to different parts of the UK would complicate the immigration system, harming its integrity, and cause difficulties for employers who need the flexibility to deploy their staff to...
Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her policy is on immigration from the EU during any potential transition period as part of the UK leaving the EU.
Afzal Khan: ...Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 17 January 2018 to Question 121760, what the (a) ethnicity, (b) race and (c) religion was of people who were detained in those immigration enforcement operations who subsequently made immigration applications by type of application.
Afzal Khan: ...Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 17 January 2018 to Question 121760, what the (a) ethnicity, (b) race and (c) religion was of people who were detained in those immigration enforcement operations.
Caroline Nokes: Information on grants and refusals of applications for entry clearance work visas, by Tier and category, are published on a quarterly basis, in the quarterly Immigration Statistics. (latest edition ‘Immigration Statistics, October – December 2017’, Visas data tables volume 1, table vi_01_q, available from https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statist...
Caroline Nokes: ...people who have no protection needs or who are not necessarily in precarious positions. The Government strongly supports the principle of family unity and we have a comprehensive approach to refugee family reunion set out in the immigration rules and our family reunion policy. Our starting point is that family reunion is a matter for immigration rules and policy, rather than primary...
Mark Field: The operation of the Australian Immigration system is a matter for the Australian Government. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has however been assured by the Australian High Commission that a review of the case is taking place.
Caroline Nokes: ...you have requested is not included in statistics published by the Home Office. Information on the total number of Tier 2 refusals can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-stati stics-july-to-september-2017/list-of-tables#visas
Lord Roberts of Llandudno: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the deadline for responses to immigration applications.