Results 1–20 of 4432 for speaker:Tom Pursglove

Written Answers — Home Office: Question (24 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Home Office: British National (Overseas): British Nationality (24 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Overseas Students (24 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Conduct (24 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Applications (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: Data relating the performance against visa service standards are produced as part of the Migration Transparency publication. These can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-transpar ency-data#uk-visas-and-immigration.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Hotels (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: The Home Office has been clear that the use of hotels is a temporary and short-term measure to ensure we meet our statutory obligation to accommodate destitute asylum seekers. We have made significant progress in returning 150 hotels to communities across the UK as of the beginning of May. Our statutory accommodation needs are kept under continuous review, and we will write to MPs and local...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Overseas Students (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: There are no caps on the number of international students permitted to come to the UK. The Student route is not a route to settlement. There are currently no plans to change this. Upon course completion, students may apply to extend their leave in the UK, including under work routes if relevant requirements are met. We keep all our immigration policies under constant review to ensure they...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: The Home Office publishes data on asylum in the ‘Immigration System Statistics Quarterly Release’. Data on grants by nationality are published in table Asy_D02 of the ‘Asylum applications, initial decisions and resettlement detailed datasets’. Information on how to use the dataset can be found in the ‘Notes’ page of the workbook. The latest data relates to 2023. Information on...

Written Answers — Home Office: UK Border Force (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: Border Force are constantly improving our data capture in support of maritime operations to ensure an effective response across a range of threats that we deal with.

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Graduates (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: We are committed to attracting the best and brightest to study at our world-class universities, whilst maintaining the integrity of our immigration system, which is why the Home Secretary commissioned an independent review of the Graduate Route. The MAC reported back on 14 May and the review’s findings are currently being considered very closely. The Home Office produces impact assessments...

Written Answers — Home Office: Windrush Compensation Scheme (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: Information relating to how many individuals have asked the Windrush Compensation award offer to be reviewed is included in Windrush Compensation Scheme Transparency Data which is published regularly. The latest published data, covering the period up to March 2024, is available here: Windrush Compensation Scheme data: March 2024 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) The relevant data can be found on page...

Written Answers — Home Office: Windrush Compensation Scheme (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: No applicants to the Windrush Compensation Scheme have been asked to do a DNA test. The Windrush Compensation Scheme does not require claimants to complete a DNA test to confirm they are eligible under the scheme. If the evidence or information initially provided by a claimant is insufficient to confirm their eligibility for the Scheme, they may be sent a non-exhaustive list of further types...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Carers (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: The Home Office expects all applicants for naturalisation to meet the statutory requirements which are based on a period of residence in the UK, including being free from immigration time restrictions and being of good character. The Government considers that those seeking to make a permanent home in the UK should be equipped to integrate successfully in society, with an appropriate level of...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Loans (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: Refugee Integration Loans were introduced in 2007 following a public consultation and are intended to help people with the costs of integrating into UK society. They are funded by the Home Office, who make the initial decisions on applications. They are then administered and recouped by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Refugee integration loans are interest-free loans with...

Written Answers — Home Office: Edinburgh Airport (23 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: Home Office, Department for Transport and Scotland Office officials are in regular contact with counterparts at the US Customs and Border Protection Agency and Transportation Security Administration and representatives of Edinburgh and Gatwick airports about US pre-clearance.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Hotels (22 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: The Home Office has a statutory obligation to accommodate asylum seekers who would otherwise be destitute and accommodation needs are kept under continuous review.  Data on the number of supported asylum seekers in accommodation (including in contingency hotels and other contingency accommodation) is published in table Asy_D11 here: Asylum and resettlement datasets - GOV.UK...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (22 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: Individuals granted asylum have access to the labour market and to mainstream services that support their integration, including benefits and healthcare. We are working across Government to ensure these services meet the needs of all newly granted refugees. Support is offered from Migrant Help or their partner organisation to all individuals when they receive a decision on their asylum claim....

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas (22 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: The number of work or family applications for entry clearance to the UK that are broken down by age group does not form part of any current transparency data or migration statistics and is not published. The transparency data does, however, include a range of processing data and the latest data can be found at: www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-transparency-dat a#uk-visas-and-immigration

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Palestinians (21 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: The UK is exploring how best to support the medical needs of those in Gaza, including what options can be provided in the region. It is ultimately at the discretion of the Israeli and Egyptian authorities who can cross the border. The Home Office is not currently considering establishing a bespoke visa scheme for Palestinian children to receive critical medical treatment in the UK. There are...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Gaza (21 May 2024)

Tom Pursglove: There are no plans to introduce bespoke arrangements for people arriving from the region. Those wishing to come to the UK who currently have no visa can apply under one of the existing visa routes.


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