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Convictions

Home Department written question – answered on 3rd May 2011.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Leader of the Green Party

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether a person with an unspent conviction who is thereby prohibited from making an application for funds under the domestic violence rule is eligible for support from (a) the Sojourner Project and (b) any other funding from the public purse; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Damian Green Damian Green The Minister for Immigration

A person with an unspent conviction is not prevented from applying for (a) support from the Sojourner Project, (b) settlement under paragraph 289A of the Immigration Rules or (c) a waiver of the fee for such an application on the basis of destitution.

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