Results 1–20 of 57 for deportation speaker:Philip Hollobone

Justice: Human Rights Legislation ( 9 Jan 2024)

Philip Hollobone: ...who has been jailed in this country for 18 months for cannabis farming after having entered the UK illegally, has been allowed to remain in Britain after he successfully claimed that he cannot be deported to Serbia because he no longer speaks Serbian. This is despite Albanian being a recognised minority language in Serbia, and despite him living in this country with his Serbian brother....

Home Department: Topical Questions ( 3 Jul 2023)

Philip Hollobone: The number of foreign national offenders eligible for deportation has now reached a record almost 12,000. Almost 4,000 of those left prison more than five years ago and even those volunteering for deportation are still here. Will the Minister get a grip on the deportation department within the Home Office and make sure those people are chucked out of our country?

Foreign National Offender Removal Flights (18 May 2022)

Philip Hollobone: ...was one of the best Government statements we have had in recent times? Residents in the Kettering constituency want foreign national offenders who have committed serious and violent offences to be deported and they will be appalled that, thanks to the intervention of lefty, woke human rights immigration lawyers, 107 of those who should have left our shores this morning remain on British...

Foreign National Offenders: Prison Transfers — [Ian Austin in the Chair] (19 Feb 2019)

Philip Hollobone: ...expect him to, but if he does—the number of prisoners at HMP Huntercombe. The nation needs to know. Perhaps the Minister will advise us in his response how many prisoners are held there pending deportation. I am pleased for my hon. Friend the Member for Henley (John Howell) that he has such a facility in his constituency, and that it is popular with his constituents, but my contention...

Foreign National Offenders: Prison Transfers — [Ian Austin in the Chair] (19 Feb 2019)

Philip Hollobone: That is about 13% of our foreign national offender population at any one time, so we need at least nine more Huntercombes if we are to deport these people back to the countries from which they came. No doubt the Minister will tell the House today that since 2010 some 45,000 foreign national offenders have been removed from the UK, including 6,000 in the past year. My first reaction to those...

Windrush Scheme ( 5 Feb 2019)

Philip Hollobone: It was a Labour Government who in 2007 passed the UK Borders Act making it a legal requirement for Her Majesty’s Government to deport foreign national offenders who commit serious crimes in this country. May I support what the Home Secretary has said and urge him to ensure that foreign national offenders who commit crimes are sent back to the countries from where they came, because we do...

English Channel: Illegal Seaborne Immigration (30 Jan 2019)

Philip Hollobone: ...between 2010 and 2016, which is 80,813 asylum claimants whose claims were refused or withdrawn. Is that figure correct, and is it correct that of that number only 26,659, or 33%, were actually deported? If we are to turn down people applying for asylum in this country, we need to deport them, because they are not legal asylum claimants—but we are simply not doing that. The problem is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: EU Withdrawal Agreement: Co-operation on Justice (18 Dec 2018)

Philip Hollobone: ..., yet in the last six years, under the ineffective EU compulsory prisoner transfer agreement, only 217 have been sent back to prison in their own country. Will the Minister ensure that we can deport more EU nationals from our prisons once we leave the European Union?

Yarl’S Wood Detention Centre ( 6 Mar 2018)

Philip Hollobone: ...part of that. Will the Minister assure me that the 5% of applicants who end up in a detention centre are there because there is a very real risk that they will abscond and we will not be able to deport them?

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Leaving the EU: Legal Systems (23 Jan 2018)

Philip Hollobone: After Brexit, can we do something that we cannot do now? In other words, if an EU national is found guilty of an imprisonable offence, will we be able to deport them to serve their sentence in prison in their own country and ban them from ever returning?

Foreign National Offenders — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] (29 Nov 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ...report by the right hon. Gentleman’s previous Committee, which looked into the issue. I quote, I think, from that report: “The public would expect our membership of the EU to make it easier to deport European offenders, but this is clearly not the case, and we continue to keep thousands of these criminals at great and unnecessary expense.” There is in place an EU prisoner transfer...

Foreign National Offenders — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] (29 Nov 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ...—Pakistani taxpayers should. In fact, I would go further. I take the view that if a foreign national in this country commits a crime for which they are potentially imprisonable, they should be deported and banned from ever returning, whether they are in prison or not.

Foreign National Offenders — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] (29 Nov 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ...foreign national offenders in prison is the very large number of foreign national offenders who are in this country, but not in prison. Alarmingly, it takes the Home Office 149 days on average to deport a foreign national offender. That is simply too slow. The latest figures I have are for March this year. They show a total of 5,895 foreign national offenders living in the community...

Points of Order ( 6 Jun 2016)

Philip Hollobone: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. It relates to the non-disclosure of Government-held information to the House. During the response to the urgent question on the deportation of foreign and EU prisoners, at 5 minutes past 4 this afternoon my hon. Friend the Member for Reigate (Crispin Blunt) asked the Home Secretary if she would tell the House how many EU prisoners had been transferred...

EU Immigration — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] ( 5 May 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ...listening carefully to the Minister and that is all fine, but it seems to me and my constituents that, if a foreign national commits a crime in this country and is convicted of that, they should be deported from this country and banned from ever coming back. We are unable to do that while we remain a member of the European Union. There is supposed to be an EU directive on compulsory...

Foreign National Offenders (Exclusion from the UK) Bill (11 Mar 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ...information and new insight to the debate, and informatively extending the scope of our deliberations. Did the judges in that case give any indication of how serious a crime would have to be for deportation to be triggered?

Foreign National Offenders (Exclusion from the UK) Bill (11 Mar 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ..., but maybe those of us who are not lawyers are more in touch with the real world than those who have been. Is it the Human Rights Act or our membership of the European Union that is preventing deportations in cases such as he mentioned, or an element of both?

Foreign National Offenders (Exclusion from the UK) Bill (11 Mar 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ...offenders absconded from open prisons, but does he have the figures—perhaps the Minister could provide us with them later—for the number of foreign national offenders in open prisons subject to deportation orders at any one time?

Foreign National Offenders (Exclusion from the UK) Bill (11 Mar 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ...can update the House when she responds, but what I am trying to get at is whether the figure of 190 is a large or small percentage of the number of foreign offenders in open prisons subject to deportation orders. What is my hon. Friend’s feel for the scale of that part of this problem?

Foreign National Offenders (Exclusion from the UK) Bill (11 Mar 2016)

Philip Hollobone: ...and informative speech. Does he agree that one reason for the opacity of the figures is that it depends on how we ask the question? In researching this topic, I came across the fact that there are deportations, removals, transfers and repatriations. I do not know what the difference is between those four things, but depending on which one we ask about, we get a different answer.


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