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  • Trauma: Counselling

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the merits of introducing a state-funded national resilience programme to provide people with counselling...

  • Visas: Applications

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications for further leave to remain in the UK were received before an applicant’s current visa expiry date but completed...

  • Slavery

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 6 March 2018 to Question 129973 on Slavery, for what reasons an extension of support for victims of trafficking...

  • Crimes of Violence: Disclosure of Information

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the news article entitled Amber Rudd denies seeing leaked Home Office violent crime report, published by the Guardian on...

  • Crimes of Violence: Disclosure of Information

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department,with reference to the news article entitled Amber Rudd denies seeing leaked Home Office violent crime report, published by the Guardian on...

  • UK Visas and Immigration: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to her oral contribution of 16 April 2018, Official Report, column 27, on Windrush Children (Immigration Status), how many staff...

  • Immigration: Caribbean

    o ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when Ministers of her Department first were made aware of immigration status difficulties affecting the Windrush generation; and what steps...

  • Immigration: Caribbean

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, on what date a Minister in her Department approved the destruction of the Windrush landing cards.

  • Immigration: Caribbean

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, on what date the Windrush landing cards were destroyed.

  • Home Office: Written Questions

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to respond to Questions 136120 and 136440 tabled for a named day on 17 and 18 April 2018 respectively.

  • Crime: Victims

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many victims of crime have been reported to his Department in each of the last five years; and how many of those people were victims of...

  • Windrush Generation: Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 2 May 2018 to Question 136300, what steps his Department is taking to obtain the information of the number of...

  • Home Office: Written Questions

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he plans to respond to the Named Day Question 129506, tabled on 23 February 2018, tabled by the hon. Member for Sefton Central.

  • Home Office: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the overtime accrued by staff in his Department working on the Windrush task force in each of the last four weeks.

  • Home Office: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the limits for (a) overnight accommodation, (b) travel expenses and (c) per diem entitlements are for staff on the Windrush taskforce...

  • Home Office: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many staff from the Home Office in Liverpool have been transferred to work on the Windrush taskforce in another Home Office location;...

  • Windrush Generation: Immigration

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average wait time is for (a) appointments and (b) final decision for Windrush cases at each of the Home Office premium service location.

  • Windrush Generation: Biometrics

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the number of new biometric permits that have been issued to people from the Windrush generation to date.

  • Home Office: Telephone Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) phone calls and (b) other inquiries the Windrush taskforce has received from outside the UK, by country, to date.

  • Immigration: Freezing of Assets

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department,how many bank account freezing orders have been (a) applied for by his Department under the powers contained in Schedule 7 of the Immigration...

  • Windrush Generation: Immigration

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Home Office staff have been redeployed to the Windrush task force from work on citizenship applications.

  • Windrush Generation: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the number of people from the Windrush Generation who live in (a) Camberwell and Peckham...

  • Immigration: Windrush Generation

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Written Statement of 24 May 2018 on Immigration, HCWS722, whether his Department plans to publish written guidance on the...

  • Immigration: Disclosure of Information

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he will bring forward legislative proposals to ensure that (a) members of the Windrush generation, (b) their children who were born...

  • Knives: Crime

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much funding the Government has made available for research into knife crime prevention in the last two years; and how much funding is...

  • Windrush Generation: Biometrics

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the issuing of biometric residence permits for Windrush cases has been prioritised by his Department over other cases in the last...

  • Windrush Generation: Biometrics

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many biometric residence permits have been issued for Windrush cases in the last two months.

  • Windrush Generation

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, the total cost of travel claims for staff redeployed from their normal location of work as part of the Windrush taskforce in each of the...

  • Home Office: Non-departmental Public Bodies

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) women and (b) men his Department has appointed to each of its non-Departmental Public Bodies in each of the last five years.

  • Forced Marriage: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information his Department holds on the number of forced marriages that have taken place involving (a) a male and (b) a female below...

  • Domestic Violence

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment his Department has made of trends in the level of domestic violence against migrant women.

  • Domestic Violence

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what his Department's policy is on making a breach of the proposed Domestic Abuse Protection Orders a criminal offence.

  • Dogs: Theft

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment has been made of trends in the level of dog theft.

  • Home Office: Written Questions

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he plans to respond to Questions 147975,147976,147977,147978 and 147979, on Immigration: Windrush Generation, tabled on 24 May 2018 by...

  • Mining: Industrial Disputes

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the implications are for his policy on conducting an inquiry into police action in England and Wales during the 1984 miners' strike of...

  • Animal Experiments

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to recital 10 of the EU animal experiments directive 2010/63/EU, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that the...

  • Shipping: Migrant Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 13 June 2018 to Question 151151 on Migrant Workers: Shipping, on what date that concession (a) was granted and (b)...

  • Drugs: Pregnancy

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether it is an aggravated offence for a pregnant women to use (a) cannabis, (b) ecstasy, (c) heroin and (d) other illegal or street drugs...

  • Slavery

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 10 May 2018 to Question 140986, when the alignment of subsistence rates for victims of trafficking with asylum...

  • Modern Slavery Strategy and Implementation Group

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the Modern Slavery and Implementation Group last met; and what the date is of its next planned meeting.

  • Visas: Sponsorship

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason evidence from visa sponsors is not requested at the start of the application process.

  • British Nationals Abroad: EU Countries

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether existing family members of UK nationals resident in the EU will be entitled to residency in the UK after December 2020.

  • Islamic State: British Nationals Abroad

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to ensure that the activities of people married ISIS fighters and returned to the UK are monitored; and that the (a)...

  • Airguns

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many responses his Department received to its review of air weapons regulation in England and Wales; and how many of those responses...

  • Tobacco: Smuggling

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the value was of illicit tobacco products seized in (a) 2016 and (b) 2017.

  • Visas: Married People

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the priority settlement programme for spouse visas.

  • UK Visas and Immigration: Telephone Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason there is no customer helpline number available to enable applicants to contact their UK Visas and Immigration caseworkers...

  • Visas: Applications

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking to improve processing times for visa applicants.

  • Veterinary Medicine: Migrant Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he plans to include veterinarians working in meat hygiene in the shortage occupations list.

  • Home Office: Procurement

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 30 May 2018 to Question 146797 on procurement, how long that contractor has been employed by his Department at...

  • Religious Buildings: Security

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he has a timetable for reopening the Vulnerable Faith Institution Scheme to enable bids from places of worship to improve their...

  • Migrant Workers: Health Professions

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many health professionals have been refused visas in the last 12 months; and what the timetable is for the cap on skilled health workers...

  • Police: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if his Department will take steps to ensure that the National and International Capital Cities Grant funding meets all London's policing needs.

  • Security Guards: Licensing

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what targets his Department sets for the length of time it takes to process a Security Industry Authority application; and if he will make a...

  • Security Guards: Licensing

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how long his Department has taken on average to process Security Industry Authority applications for people in Orkney and Shetland...

  • Visas: Married People

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the equity of the £18,600 minimum income requirement for spousal visas where the potential...

  • National Crime Agency

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many NCA-led arrests there have been in each country of the UK in each year since 2015.

  • Sexual Offences

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to help reduce demand for commercial sexual exploitation.

  • Prostitution

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to help reduce demand for prostitution.

  • Driving: Charities

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what arrangements are in place for police forces in England to certificate blue light driving for volunteers in charities.

  • Human Trafficking

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 27 February 2018 to Question 129315, if he will develop a cost-effective means of recording in a readily...

  • Veterinary Medicine: Skilled Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the lifting of restrictions on the allocation of Tier 2 visas will apply to highly skilled veterinarians.

  • Social Services: Migrant Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will review the visa system for social care workers.

  • Compass Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the provision of asylum accommodation under the COMPASS contracts.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he plans to respond to the letter from the hon. Member for Harrow West dated 12 June 2018, reference number GT31190.

  • Chemicals: Electronic Commerce

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 17 May to Question 142822 on Chemicals: Electronic Commerce, if he will publish an example of the guidance that...

  • Asylum: Cameroon

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government has received any applications for asylum on the grounds of persecution because of political opinion from persons...

  • Immigration: EU Nationals

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he has plans to allow EU citizens living in the UK to apply for settled status in languages other than English.

  • Fire and Rescue Services: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for fire and rescue services.

  • Asylum: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers are in receipt of subsistence-only support payments in each Scottish local authority.

  • Immigration: Biometrics

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average waiting time is for issuing biometric residence permits in the most recent period for which figures are available.

  • Undocumented Migrants: Deportation

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules, HC1154, published on 15 June 2018, what Memorandum of Understanding...

  • Visas: Overseas Students

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the change in the number of student visas issued to applicants from India between 2010 and 2018.

  • Asylum: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of living for long periods of time on asylum support on the integration outcomes of...

  • Migrant Workers: Life Sciences

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the life sciences sector can continue to access highly-skilled overseas workers after the UK...

  • Immigration: Appeals

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of the applications to overturn decisions made under 322 (5) of the Immigration Rules at judicial review have (a) been successful...

  • Immigration: EU Nationals

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to his Department's policy paper, EU Settlement Scheme: statement of intent, published on 21 June 2018, whether the...