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1132224
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Randox Testing Services more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent estimate his Department has made of the number of cases of erroneous testing results at Randox laboratories that resulted in a person wrongly having their diving licence suspended. more like this
tabling member constituency Sheffield, Heeley more like this
tabling member printed
Louise Haigh more like this
uin 264783 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>The Home Office has made no assessment on the number of suspended driving licenses based on tests by Randox Testing Services. The NPCC leads the retesting programme with assistance from the Crown Prosecution Service and others and is committed to giving regular updates.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T15:00:40.927Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T15:00:40.927Z
answering member
1561
label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
tabling member
4473
label Biography information for Louise Haigh more like this
1132227
registered interest false more like this
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answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Asylum: Finance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding allocated to local authorities to provide services to meet the needs of asylum seekers. more like this
tabling member constituency Edinburgh South more like this
tabling member printed
Ian Murray more like this
uin 264766 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>The Home Office are engaging closely with Local Authority Chief Executives on a continuous basis to assess the costs associated with meeting the needs of asylum seekers. As recently outlined in correspondence between Ministers and Local Authorities, it has been agreed that this joint review will be co-designed and co-produced by Local Authorities and the Home Office.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T12:02:28.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T12:02:28.827Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
3966
label Biography information for Ian Murray more like this
1132235
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Visas: Overseas Students more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 6 June 2019 to Question 258941, on Visas: Migrant Workers, what guidance his Department has provided to Sopra Steria on managing the anticipated increase in the number of student visa applications in September 2019. more like this
tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
uin 264713 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>UKVI hasset out clear expectations to Sopra Steria on the provision of the service during the student surge from September. UKVI are working closely with Sopra Steria to ensure that any additional services are delivered at the appropriate times and location in order to meet demand. This preparation work has included providing Sopra Steria with historical data on student applications volumes to support their planning.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T13:37:27.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T13:37:27.917Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
163
label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
1132236
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Biometrics Commissioner: Annual Reports more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he plans lay before the House the Biometrics Commissioner’s Annual Report for 2018. more like this
tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
tabling member printed
Norman Lamb more like this
uin 264737 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>We will publish the report in full as soon as possible.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T12:01:49.113Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T12:01:49.113Z
answering member
1561
label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
tabling member
1439
label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
1132247
registered interest false more like this
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answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Immigration: Fees and Charges more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report, An inspection of the Home Office Borders, Immigration and Citizenship System’s relating to charging and fees, published on 4 April 2019, what progress has been made on assessing the potential merits of tapering the fee for repeat applications. more like this
tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Timms more like this
uin 264714 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>The Home Office is still considering its approach with regard to fee tapering for repeat settlement applications, which was recommended for review in the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report. The Home Office keeps all its fees under review and any future changes will be dependent upon the outcome of the next Spending Review.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T13:38:50.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T13:38:50.257Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
163
label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
1132254
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Migrant Workers: English Language more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how language competency will be taken into account as a key skill in the skilled workers route under a new immigration framework. more like this
tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
tabling member printed
Caroline Lucas more like this
uin 264761 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>In December 2018, the Government set out its proposals in “the UK’s future Skills-based Immigration System” White Paper. The White Paper proposals include a new route for skilled workers which will be open to anyone at RQF level 3 and above, irrespective of where they are applying from. The White Paper is clear that those applying in this route will be subject to an assessment of their language skills in order to support integration.</p><p>The Shortage Occupation List (SOL), is based on expert advice from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) and identifies those occupations deemed to be in national shortage. It does not include a separate language assessment. The MAC published their most recent review of the full SOL on the 29 May. The Government is grateful to the MAC for a comprehensive report, the content of which we are now considering.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
grouped question UIN 264762 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T13:39:52.567Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T13:39:52.567Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
3930
label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1132255
registered interest false more like this
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answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Migrant Workers: English Language more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of a language competency for the shortage occupation list under the proposed new immigration framework. more like this
tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
tabling member printed
Caroline Lucas more like this
uin 264762 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>In December 2018, the Government set out its proposals in “the UK’s future Skills-based Immigration System” White Paper. The White Paper proposals include a new route for skilled workers which will be open to anyone at RQF level 3 and above, irrespective of where they are applying from. The White Paper is clear that those applying in this route will be subject to an assessment of their language skills in order to support integration.</p><p>The Shortage Occupation List (SOL), is based on expert advice from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) and identifies those occupations deemed to be in national shortage. It does not include a separate language assessment. The MAC published their most recent review of the full SOL on the 29 May. The Government is grateful to the MAC for a comprehensive report, the content of which we are now considering.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
grouped question UIN 264761 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T13:39:52.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T13:39:52.627Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
3930
label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1132256
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Visas: Migrant Workers more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make it his policy to extend the proposed transitional measure of a time-limited route for temporary short-term workers from 12 months to three years. more like this
tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
tabling member printed
Caroline Lucas more like this
uin 264763 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>The Government published its White Paper “The UK’s future skills-based immigration system” on 19 December 2018, which proposed a new route for short-term workers to come to the UK for up to 12 months. This will be subject to a full review by 2025.</p><p><br>In the interim, we have launched a year-long programme of engagement to enable businesses and other stakeholders to shape the final details of policy and processes contained within the White Paper.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T13:41:46.843Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T13:41:46.843Z
answering member
4048
label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
tabling member
3930
label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1132297
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Slavery: Libya more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what support the National Crime Agency has provided to (a) security forces and (b) law enforcement to address modern slavery in Libya in the last 12 months. more like this
tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Twigg more like this
uin 264718 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>The National Crime Agency (NCA) led Organised Immigration Crime Taskforce has been supporting the development of a Libya-owned serious organised crime strategy, sharing best practice with the Libyan Attorney-General’s Office. This has included building niche law enforcement capabilities with trusted Libyan partners to tackle modern slavery and organised immigration crime threats over the last 12 months. The NCA has also collaborated with European and international partners to impose UN Security Council co-designated sanctions on six Libyan and Eritrean people traffickers.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T12:03:51.57Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T12:03:51.57Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
167
label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1132283
registered interest false more like this
date remove filter
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Children: Maintenance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2019 to Question 261264 on Children: Maintenance, how many of the 75 rejections related to serving members of the armed forces. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
tabling member printed
Marion Fellows more like this
uin 264781 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
answer text <p>All 75 rejections related to serving personnel and were on administrative grounds as the incorrect form had been submitted by the Child Maintenance Service.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-19T15:23:42.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T15:23:42.957Z
answering member
1487
label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this