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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Employment remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment he has made of the effect on asylum seekers of his Department's policy on the right to work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East more like this
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Stuart C. McDonald more like this
star this property uin 911932 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The Government fully appreciates that this is an important and complex issue which we need to consider in further detail.</p><p>That is why the Home Secretary has committed to review the policy.</p><p>We are continuing productive discussions with key partners, listening carefully to the arguments and considering the evidence put forward on this issue</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-07-15T16:10:06.97Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:10:06.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart C. McDonald more like this
1126199
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Employment remove filter
star 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, what plans he has to allow individuals who have not received a decision on their asylum claim after six months the right to work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bradford South more like this
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Judith Cummins more like this
star this property uin 253594 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 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>Asylum seekers can work in the UK if their claim has been outstanding for 12 months, through no fault of their own. Those allowed to work are restricted to jobs on the Shortage Occupation List, which is published by the Home Office and based on expert advice from the Migration Advisory Committee.</p><p>During the Meaningful Vote debate on 5 December, the Home Secretary stated that although there are no current plans to change the current policy, it is an area he wished to review, and work on this is ongoing.</p><p>In making any policy changes, it is important to distinguish between those who need protection and economic migrants, who can apply for a work visa under the Immigration Rules. Our wider policy could be undermined if migrants could bypass work visa routes by lodging unfounded asylum claims.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-05-16T12:56:09.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T12:56:09.917Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4391
unstar this property label Biography information for Judith Cummins more like this
1058957
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Employment remove filter
star 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, when his Department plans to respond to recommendations made in the Lift the Ban report entitled Why people seeking asylum should have the right to work; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property uin 219339 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 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s policy on right to work for those seeking asylum is consistent with EU law and permits asylum seekers to work, in jobs on the Shortage Occupation List, if they have been waiting for a decision on their claim for 12 months or more and the delay is through no fault of their own.</p><p>During the Meaningful Vote debate on 5 December, the Home Secretary stated that although there are no current plans to change the current policy, it is an area he wished to review, and work on this is ongoing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-02-19T14:37:31.323Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T14:37:31.323Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
1027554
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Employment remove filter
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 support to gain employment is available for asylum-seekers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 203243 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 2019-01-25more like thismore than 2019-01-25
star this property answer text <p>Whilst the Home Office does not provide specific support to gain employment, asylum seekers are permitted to work, in jobs on the Shortage Occupation List, if they have been waiting for a decision on their claim for 12 months or more and the delay is through no fault of their own.</p><p>Those granted refugee status or humanitarian protection have immediate and unrestricted access to the labour market and benefits. Unemployed refugees are entitled to receive employment support from the Department for Work and Pensions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-01-25T17:44:41.817Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-25T17:44:41.817Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
1027362
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Employment remove filter
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, how many asylum applicants were granted permission to work in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds North West more like this
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Alex Sobel more like this
star this property uin 202855 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 2018-12-21more like thismore than 2018-12-21
star this property answer text <p>Asylum seekers are not allowed to work in the UK unless their claim has been outstanding for at least 12 months through no fault of their own. <br>The data requested on the number of asylum seekers granted permission to work in 2018 is only held on paper case files or within the notes sections of the Home Office's databases. Therefore, the number of asylum seekers granted permission to work is not held in a reportable format</p><p>Those who are granted permission to work are restricted to jobs on the Shortage Occupation List, which can be found in the Immigration Rules Appendix K: shortage occupation list (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-appendix-k-shortage-occupation-list" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-appendix-k-shortage-occupation-list)</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2018-12-21T13:01:26.993Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-21T13:01:26.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Sobel more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Employment remove filter
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, how many asylum seekers have been granted permission to work in the UK while their cases are being considered in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 200561 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 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
star this property answer text <p>Asylum seekers are not allowed to work in the UK unless their claim has been outstanding for at least 12 months through no fault of their own.</p><p>The data requested on the number of asylum seekers granted permission to work while their cases are being considered in each of the last five years is only held on paper case files or within the notes sections of the Home Office's databases. Therefore, the number of asylum seekers granted permission to work is not held in a reportable format.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-01-17T16:39:36.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T16:39:36.56Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Employment remove filter
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 assessment he has made of the effect of the restriction on asylum seekers' right to work on dependent children during the 12-month waiting period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 193493 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 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK has a proud history of providing protection to those who need it and this Government is committed to delivering a fair and humane asylum system.</p><p>Whilst the Government has not made such an assessment, our current policy is consistent with EU law and permits asylum seekers to work, in jobs on the Shortage Occupation List, if they have been waiting for a decision on their claim for 12 months or more and the delay is through no fault of their own. We are tackling delays in decision-making and have plans in place to improve the speed at which outstanding claims are decided. <br> <br>The Government is considering recent calls to change the policy. However, our current approach aims to protect the resident labour market so that any employment meets our needs for skilled labour and distinguishes between those who need protection and those who want to work in the UK, who can apply for a work visa under the Immigration Rules. We need to avoid creating further incentives for migrants, particularly children or those with children, to come here illegally, risking their lives in the process, instead of claiming asylum in the first safe country they reach.</p><p>It is also important to focus on providing support for those who are recognised as refugees, to help them to integrate and find employment, so that they can rebuild their lives here.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2018-11-27T17:54:30.103Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T17:54:30.103Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1001948
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Employment remove filter
star 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, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of giving asylum seekers the right to work after six months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham East more like this
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Janet Daby more like this
star this property uin 188238 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The UK has a proud history of providing protection to those who need it and this Government is committed to delivering a fair and humane asylum system.</p><p>Our current policy is consistent with EU law and permits asylum seekers to work, in jobs on the Shortage Occupation List, if they have been waiting for a decision on their claim for 12 months or more and the delay is through no fault of their own. We are tackling delays in decision-making and have plans in place to improve the speed at which outstanding claims are decided.</p><p>The Government is considering recent calls to change the current policy. However, the current approach aims to protect the resident labour market so that any employment meets our needs for skilled labour and to maintain the distinction between those who need protection and those who want to work in the UK, who can apply for a work visa under the Immigration Rules. We need to avoid creating further incentives for migrants to come here illegally, risking their lives in the process, instead of claiming asylum in the first safe country they reach.</p><p>It is also important to focus on providing support for those who are recognised as refugees, to help them to integrate and find employment, so that they can rebuild their lives here.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2018-11-15T17:35:24.697Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T17:35:24.697Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Janet Daby more like this
997607
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star this property date less than 2018-10-30more like thismore than 2018-10-30
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Employment remove filter
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, with reference to the Lift the Ban report entitled Why people seeking asylum should have the right to work, published in October 2018, what assessment the Government has made of the economic cost of preventing people seeking asylum from working. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
star this property uin 185666 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 2018-11-07more like thismore than 2018-11-07
star this property answer text <p>The UK has a proud history of providing protection to those who need it and this Government is committed to delivering a fair and humane asylum system.</p><p>Whilst the Government has not assessed the economic cost of granting asylum seekers the right to work in the UK, our current policy is consistent with EU law and permits asylum seekers to work, in jobs on the Shortage Occupation List, if they have been waiting for a decision on their claim for 12 months or more and the delay is through no fault of their own. We are tackling delays in decision-making and have plans in place to improve the speed at which outstanding claims are decided.</p><p>It is important to focus on providing support for those who are recognised as refugees, to help them to integrate and find employment, so that they can rebuild their lives here.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2018-11-07T14:52:15.673Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-07T14:52:15.673Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
997608
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-30more like thismore than 2018-10-30
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Employment remove filter
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 assessment he has made of the effect of restrictions on the right to work for people seeking asylum on the long-term integration prospects of people who are subsequently granted leave to remain. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
star this property uin 185667 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 2018-11-07more like thismore than 2018-11-07
star this property answer text <p>Government support towards integration is focussed on those recognised as those being in need of protection.</p><p>This Government is committed to ensuring that all those recognised as refugees in the UK are able to integrate and realise their potential. The Government published the Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper in March 2018, which included measures relating to integration for refugees. We are considering responses to the consultation, and plan to publish the Government’s response later this year.</p><p>Our current policy on the right to work for asylum seekers is consistent with EU law and permits asylum seekers to work, in jobs on the Shortage Occupation List, if they have been waiting for a decision on their claim for 12 months or more and the delay is through no fault of their own.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2018-11-07T14:46:27.58Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-07T14:46:27.58Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this