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625101
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Orgreave more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has plans to establish a public inquiry into events at Orgreave on 18 June 1984. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ellesmere Port and Neston more like this
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Justin Madders more like this
star this property uin 906899 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-31more like thismore than 2016-10-31
star this property answer text <p>Following the request from the Orgreave Truth &amp; Justice Campaign for an Inquiry or independent review into the events that occurred at Orgreave Coking Plant on 18 June 1984, I have today issued a Written Ministerial Statement setting out my decision. I have concluded that there is no case for either a statutory inquiry or an independent review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hastings and Rye more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Amber Rudd more like this
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less than 2016-10-31T16:59:08.94Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-31T16:59:08.94Z
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3983
star this property label Biography information for Amber Rudd more like this
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4418
star this property label Biography information for Justin Madders more like this
625105
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Refugees: Children more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many children who are entitled to be resettled in the UK under the Dublin III arrangements have had their applications for take charge requests denied or rejected by the Home Office in the last twelve months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 906892 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-31more like thismore than 2016-10-31
star this property answer text <p>The Dublin Regulation deals with the transfer of asylum claims for consideration, not resettlement. Our records indicate that, from 1 October 2015 to 30 September 2016, the UK refused 98 ‘take charge’ requests under Dublin for a minor, generally where we were not satisfied as to the claimed family relationship with a person in the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hastings and Rye more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Amber Rudd more like this
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less than 2016-10-31T16:58:08.58Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-31T16:58:08.58Z
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3983
star this property label Biography information for Amber Rudd more like this
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4523
star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
621100
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Sudan more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is their policy to repatriate non-Arab Darfuri asylum seekers from the UK to Khartoum; and what account is taken when making such decisions, of the needs of those who believe that their human rights, especially the right to freedom of religion or belief, will be violated. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL2617 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-04more like thismore than 2016-11-04
star this property answer text <p>All protection claims, including claims based on the right to freedom of religion or belief, are carefully considered on their individual facts and merits, in accordance with our obligations under the Refugee Convention and European Convention on Human Rights. They are assessed against available country of origin information, which is obtained from a range of reliable sources, including reputable media outlets; local, national and international organisations, including human rights organisations; and information from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.</p><p>Where people establish a genuine need for protection, we will grant it. If they are found not to need our protection, we expect them to leave the country voluntarily. Where they do not, we will seek to enforce their departure. Enforced removals are carried out in the most sensitive way possible, treating those being removed with respect and courtesy.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2016-11-04T09:33:07.317Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-04T09:33:07.317Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
621114
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Overseas Students more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether all international students applying to study in the UK are required in their visa applications to submit bank statements showing that they have sufficient available funds to cover their living expenses in the UK; and if not, what are the criteria for selecting which students are required to do so, and to students from which countries this requirement applies. more like this
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Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
star this property uin HL2631 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-11more like thismore than 2016-11-11
star this property answer text <p>The maintenance requirements for Tier 4 (General) Students to cover living costs is set at the same level as the combined maximum maintenance loan and grant available to English students living away from home. These requirements are set out in paragraphs 153-176 of the Tier 4 Migrant Guidance.</p><p>All students need to meet the same maintenance requirements; however, some students are not required to provide documentation with their applications to confirm this, although the Home Office retain the right to request these documents at any point during the visa process. The details of this are set out in Appendix H of the Immigration Rules.</p><p>We will shortly be consulting on proposed changes to the non-EU work and study migration routes to see what more we can do to strengthen the system to support the best institutions – and those that stick to the rules – to attract the best talent.</p><p>Interested parties, including businesses and members of the education sector, will have the opportunity to engage with this consultation to help us get these reforms right.</p>
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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HL2632 more like this
HL2633 more like this
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less than 2016-11-11T14:50:58.087Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-11T14:50:58.087Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2671
star this property label Biography information for Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
621115
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Overseas Students more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what level of funds they deem sufficient to cover the living expenses in the UK of international students, and how this is calculated. more like this
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Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
star this property uin HL2632 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-11more like thismore than 2016-11-11
star this property answer text <p>The maintenance requirements for Tier 4 (General) Students to cover living costs is set at the same level as the combined maximum maintenance loan and grant available to English students living away from home. These requirements are set out in paragraphs 153-176 of the Tier 4 Migrant Guidance.</p><p>All students need to meet the same maintenance requirements; however, some students are not required to provide documentation with their applications to confirm this, although the Home Office retain the right to request these documents at any point during the visa process. The details of this are set out in Appendix H of the Immigration Rules.</p><p>We will shortly be consulting on proposed changes to the non-EU work and study migration routes to see what more we can do to strengthen the system to support the best institutions – and those that stick to the rules – to attract the best talent.</p><p>Interested parties, including businesses and members of the education sector, will have the opportunity to engage with this consultation to help us get these reforms right.</p>
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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HL2631 more like this
HL2633 more like this
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less than 2016-11-11T14:50:58.013Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-11T14:50:58.013Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2671
star this property label Biography information for Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
621116
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Overseas Students more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment have they made of the impact of the requirement that, in applying for a visa to study in the UK, international students should demonstrate they have sufficient available funds to cover their living expenses. more like this
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Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
star this property uin HL2633 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-11more like thismore than 2016-11-11
star this property answer text <p>The maintenance requirements for Tier 4 (General) Students to cover living costs is set at the same level as the combined maximum maintenance loan and grant available to English students living away from home. These requirements are set out in paragraphs 153-176 of the Tier 4 Migrant Guidance.</p><p>All students need to meet the same maintenance requirements; however, some students are not required to provide documentation with their applications to confirm this, although the Home Office retain the right to request these documents at any point during the visa process. The details of this are set out in Appendix H of the Immigration Rules.</p><p>We will shortly be consulting on proposed changes to the non-EU work and study migration routes to see what more we can do to strengthen the system to support the best institutions – and those that stick to the rules – to attract the best talent.</p><p>Interested parties, including businesses and members of the education sector, will have the opportunity to engage with this consultation to help us get these reforms right.</p>
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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HL2631 more like this
HL2632 more like this
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less than 2016-11-11T14:50:58.15Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-11T14:50:58.15Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2671
star this property label Biography information for Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
621117
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Overseas Students more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the process for determining which international students applying for a visa to study in the UK should undergo an interview to assess that their course of study is genuine before a visa is issued; and what is the breakdown of their countries of origin. more like this
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Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
star this property uin HL2634 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-04more like thismore than 2016-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Interviews are conducted with some international students as part of the visa application process in order to confirm that the applicant meets the requirements of the UK immigration rules, in particular that he or she is a genuine student. A number of different factors are taken into account to assess the potential level of risk that an applicant might pose to the UK border and these are used to determine whether or not an interview is required.</p><p>It is not possible to release the break down of country of origin of students that are interviewed as this would be prejudicial to the operation of immigration controls.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2016-11-04T09:34:24.197Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-04T09:34:24.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2671
star this property label Biography information for Lord Harris of Haringey more like this
621133
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Zimbabwe more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy regarding the issuing of temporary UK visas to Zimbabwean democracy and human rights activists in order that they can inform the UK Government and Parliament about the political and economic situation in Zimbabwe. more like this
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Lord Oates more like this
star this property uin HL2650 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-04more like thismore than 2016-11-04
star this property answer text <p>All applications for a visa to travel to the UK, regardless of the applicant’s nationality, are considered on their merits, in accordance with the Immigration Rules, taking into account the information and supporting documents provided in the application.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2016-11-04T09:31:51.837Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-04T09:31:51.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4549
star this property label Biography information for Lord Oates more like this
621161
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Overseas Students more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the claim that only one per cent of international students break the terms of their visa by refusing to leave after their course ends. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL2678 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-17more like thismore than 2016-11-17
star this property answer text <p>The independent Office for National Statistics has confirmed that the International Passenger Survey continues to be the best source of information to measure long-term international migration.</p><p>Data collected at the border does not record passengers' onward travel plans or duration of stay, so cannot be used to measure migration figures. Over time the data obtained through exit checks will contribute to the statistical picture and the ONS data on net migration figures, but it will not replace the current IPS survey.</p><p>We do not recognise the 1% figure as the proportion of international students that overstay. The Home Office is continuing to assess and analyse elements of the exit check data collected in relation to specific cohorts to understand the extent to which estimates provided are statistically robust. This level of detail is not yet available.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2016-11-17T16:42:21.943Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-17T16:42:21.943Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Police: Finance more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she intends to submit any new police funding formula for England and Wales to a public consultation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Mr Mark Williams more like this
star this property uin 50145 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-01more like thismore than 2016-11-01
star this property answer text <p>Reforming the police funding formula remains a key priority for this Government and we are engaging with the sector to look at the options for taking this forward. We will not take further decisions until we have considered the conclusions of this process. Any new arrangements would be subject to public consultation before implementation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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50146 more like this
50147 more like this
50148 more like this
50149 more like this
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less than 2016-11-01T14:10:13.027Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-01T14:10:13.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Williams more like this