Tim Larkin

Home Department written question – answered on 3rd July 2012.

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Photo of George Galloway George Galloway Respect, Bradford West

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the reasons are for the implementation of an exclusion order against US citizen Tim Larkin; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Damian Green Damian Green The Minister for Immigration

It is not Home Office policy to comment on individual cases. Therefore details cannot be provided of this particular case.

The Home Secretary has the power to exclude from the UK any foreign national whose presence here is not considered conducive to the public good. All exclusion decisions must be justified and there must be a rationale between the exclusion and the legitimate aim being pursued. The decisions themselves must be reasonable, proportionate and consistent.

This exclusion policy makes a clear distinction between reasonable, moderate debate and statements or actions that deliberately set out to create tensions and cause divisions within society.

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No3 people think not

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