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star this property date less than 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Home Office: Written Questions 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 plans to answer Question 116509, tabled on 29 November 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sutton Coldfield more like this
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Mr Andrew Mitchell more like this
star this property uin 120818 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
star this property answer text <p>Question UIN 116509 was answered on 21st December 2017.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2018-01-08T10:03:58.697Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-08T10:03:58.697Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Andrew Mitchell more like this
809552
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star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: East of England 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 her Department plans to use Border Force Specials to carry out aviation and maritime duties on the east coast of the UK; and if she will make statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 120210 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>Border Force uses mobile resources in the East of England and elsewhere to dynamically respond to new operational demands and carry out a range of border security work in the aviation and maritime sectors. <br>Such work is resourced through permanently employed Border Force Officers.</p><p>However, Border Force is considering the use of ‘special’ volunteers to supplement the work of permanently employed staff in mobile teams and at ports</p><p>To that end Border Force is seeking to learn from various police forces’ use of Special Constables.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T16:55:28.533Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:55:28.533Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon more like this
809553
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationality: Applications more like this
star 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, what his Department's current target is for the length of time for it to complete an application for citizenship; and what the current average waiting time is for an application for citizenship. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wansbeck more like this
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Ian Lavery more like this
star this property uin 120211 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
star this property answer text <p>The target is to decide straightforward cases within six months. Performance against that target is recorded in published data here: <br> <br><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/in-country-migration-data-november-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/in-country-migration-data-november-2017</a> on the tab InC_02.</p><p>The latest data published shows that 100% of straightforward cases were decided within target. There is no published data on actual processing times.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2018-01-08T10:03:39.56Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-08T10:03:39.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Lavery more like this
809559
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration 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, what steps she is taking to ensure that those establishing residency in the UK via a Tier 1 visa pass strict checks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing Central and Acton more like this
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Dr Rupa Huq more like this
star this property uin 120217 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>In 2015, we introduced new, more stringent measures on our Tier 1 (Investor) route before applicants can invest in the UK. These changes ensure that migrants are subjected to stronger due diligence and anti-money laundering checks before they are granted a visa. We also doubled the minimum required investment and removed a provision which allowed migrants to invest money which had been obtained through loans. We created new powers to refuse applications including where granting the visa is not conducive to the public good.</p><p>On the Tier 1 Entrepreneur route, we have introduced a number of measures which ensure that migrants must demonstrate that they have made an economic contribution to the UK before they can settle.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T16:42:15.89Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:42:15.89Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Rupa Huq more like this
809660
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Housing 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, if he will take steps to ensure that future asylum accommodation contracts work to ensure the long-term sustainability of the dispersal system through co-operative working with local authorities and communities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 120280 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office is committed to working co-operatively with local authorities and communities to ensure the sustainability of asylum accommodation contracts.</p><p>Since September 2016 the Home Office has actively engaged with local authorities with a wide range of stakeholders across local government, statutory and third sector as part of the development of the new asylum accommodation contracts and the information obtained through this process has influenced the design of the future service provision. We will continue to engage with local authorities and the wider community throughout the procurement and implementation of the new contracts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T16:40:27.737Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:40:27.737Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
808790
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star this property date less than 2017-12-18more like thismore than 2017-12-18
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationality: Children in Care more like this
star 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 Home Office, if she will make applications to register as a British citizen fee-exempt for looked-after children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
star this property uin 119899 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has no plans to make applications to register looked-after children as British citizens free of charge.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T17:09:10.08Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T17:09:10.08Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
808793
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-18more like thismore than 2017-12-18
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: EU Nationals 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, what plans she has to provide a clear path to settled status after the UK has exited the EU for EU workers who arrive during the implementation phase. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 119902 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>In her speech on 22 September, the Prime Minister was clear that during the implementation period, people will continue to be able to come and live and work in the UK. There will, however, be a registration system, which will be an essential preparation for the new immigration system</p><p>The timing and detail of the implementation period will be a matter for negotiations with the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T16:59:34.317Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:59:34.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
808851
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-18more like thismore than 2017-12-18
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigrants: Detainees more like this
star 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, if the Government will take steps to ensure that all persons detained under immigration powers who claim to be stateless or whose nationality is unclear or disputed are advised in a language they understand of the possibility of applying to remain in the UK as a stateless person under Part 14 of the Immigration Rules. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 119960 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not detain those who are stateless who cannot be removed to any other country.</p><p>We will only detain persons where they can be removed within a reasonable timeframe and issues regarding statelessness or nationality disputes are considered in assessing whether detention is appropriate.</p><p>The Government has no plans to provide detainees with advice on the possibility of applying to remain in the UK as a stateless person because those in detention are considered to be removable and as such admissible to another country for purposes of residence there.</p><p>All detainees are made aware of their right to legal representation, and how they can obtain such representation, within 24 hours of their arrival at an immigration removal centre (IRC). The Legal Aid Agency operates legal advice surgeries across the detention estate in England, with detainees receiving up to 30 minutes of advice without reference to financial eligibility or merits of their case. There is no restriction on the number of surgeries a detainee may attend. If a detainee requires substantive advice on a matter which is in scope of legal aid then full legal advice can be provided.</p><p>Detainees also have regulated access to the internet under the requirements set out in Detention Services Order DSO 04/2016 (Internet access). This enables them to independently identify contact details for immigration legal advisors and to make an application for Stateless Leave. Legal reference material is stocked in all IRC libraries and each IRC has a welfare officer who can signpost detainees to information on how to access legal advice.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 119961 more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T17:10:12.403Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T17:10:12.403Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
808852
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star this property date less than 2017-12-18more like thismore than 2017-12-18
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigrants: Detainees more like this
star 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, if the Government will take steps to ensure that all persons detained under immigration powers who claim to be stateless or whose nationality is unclear or disputed can access free legal (a) advice on their eligibility to make an application under Part 14 of the Immigration Rules and (b) assistance to make such an application where there is merit in so doing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 119961 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not detain those who are stateless who cannot be removed to any other country.</p><p>We will only detain persons where they can be removed within a reasonable timeframe and issues regarding statelessness or nationality disputes are considered in assessing whether detention is appropriate.</p><p>The Government has no plans to provide detainees with advice on the possibility of applying to remain in the UK as a stateless person because those in detention are considered to be removable and as such admissible to another country for purposes of residence there.</p><p>All detainees are made aware of their right to legal representation, and how they can obtain such representation, within 24 hours of their arrival at an immigration removal centre (IRC). The Legal Aid Agency operates legal advice surgeries across the detention estate in England, with detainees receiving up to 30 minutes of advice without reference to financial eligibility or merits of their case. There is no restriction on the number of surgeries a detainee may attend. If a detainee requires substantive advice on a matter which is in scope of legal aid then full legal advice can be provided.</p><p>Detainees also have regulated access to the internet under the requirements set out in Detention Services Order DSO 04/2016 (Internet access). This enables them to independently identify contact details for immigration legal advisors and to make an application for Stateless Leave. Legal reference material is stocked in all IRC libraries and each IRC has a welfare officer who can signpost detainees to information on how to access legal advice.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 119960 more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T17:10:12.467Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T17:10:12.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
808864
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star this property date less than 2017-12-18more like thismore than 2017-12-18
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigrants: Detainees more like this
star 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, if the Government will place a time limit of 28 days on immigration detention. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 119973 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to introduce a fixed time limit on immigration detention as this would only encourage detainees to refuse to cooperate with immigration and asylum processes until they reached the point at which they had to be released from detention and thus avoid their enforced removal from the UK. Published Home Office policy is clear, however, that detention is only used for the shortest period necessary.</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/offender-management" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/offender-management</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth remove filter
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T17:02:35.31Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T17:02:35.31Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this