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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-02-25
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Home Office more like this
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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 remove filter
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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 people who entered the UK on a student visa were (a) detained and (b) removed from the UK in each year since 2014. 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 225374 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p><br>The Home Office does not hold the information requested centrally. Providing the information requested would require a trawl through Immigration databases, which could only be done at disproportionate cost.</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 more like this
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less than 2019-02-28T17:16:07.97Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T17:16:07.97Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
1041633
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star this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Overseas Students remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 his Department has to introduce a post-study work visa which allows up to two years of work experience for international students in the UK. 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 208878 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 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
star this property answer text <p>The independent Migration Advisory Committee’s report on international students, published in September 2018, recommended against the introduction of a separate post-study work visa. The report also made several positive recommendations with regard to the current post-study work offer.</p><p>As set out in the Immigration White Paper, published last month, under the new student route all students studying at a Masters’ level, or at Bachelors’ level at an institution with degree awarding powers, will be eligible for a six-month post study leave period. Doctoral students will be eligible for a 12-month post study leave period. This will benefit tens of thousands of international students by providing them with more time to gain valuable experience or find employment in the UK in accordance with the skilled work migration routes.</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 more like this
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less than 2019-01-23T15:01:56.153Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-23T15:01:56.153Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1041774
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Overseas Students remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 he plans to review the option of introducing a post-study work visa allowing up to two years of work experience for international students in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 208943 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 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
star this property answer text <p>The independent Migration Advisory Committee’s report on international students, published in September 2018, recommended against the introduction of a separate post-study work visa. The report also made several positive recommendations with regard to the current post-study work offer.</p><p>As set out in the Immigration White Paper, published last month, under the new student route all students studying at a Masters’ level, or at Bachelors’ level at an institution with degree awarding powers, will be eligible for a six-month post study leave period. Doctoral students will be eligible for a 12-month post study leave period. This will benefit tens of thousands of international students by providing them with more time to gain valuable experience or find employment in the UK in accordance with the skilled work migration routes.</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 more like this
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less than 2019-01-21T16:35:58.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-21T16:35:58.617Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4425
unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1024056
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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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 remove filter
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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 recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on visa arrangements for international students after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
star this property uin 201590 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 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government will shortly be publishing an Immigration White Paper which will set out the future immigration system after the UK leads the EU.</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 more like this
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less than 2018-12-19T16:46:21.437Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T16:46:21.437Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
1003808
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 remove filter
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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 credibility interviews have been carried out for students by Entry Clearance Officers in academic year (a) 2017-18 (b) 2016-17, (c) 2015-16, (d) 2014-15 and (e) 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 189678 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not publish data relating to credibility interviews.</p><p>All published data available for International operations can be found at the link below:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/international-operations-transparency-data-august-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/international-operations-transparency-data-august-2018</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 more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T19:06:12.993Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T19:06:12.993Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1003809
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 remove filter
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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 international students obtained a Tier 4 visa in (a) 2017-18, (b) 2016-17, (c) 2015-16, (d) 2014-15 and (e) 2013-14 academic years; and how many of those students came from a nation registered in Appendix H of the Immigration Rules. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 189679 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>Information on grants of Tier 4 entry clearance visas, by nationality, is published in the quarterly Immigration Statistics, Visas data tables volume 3, table vi_06_q_s, latest edition at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-june-2018/list-of-tables#visas" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-june-2018/list-of-tables#visas</a></p><p>Information relating to July to September (Q3) 2018 is planned to be published on 29 November.</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 more like this
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less than 2018-11-16T12:40:26.003Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T12:40:26.003Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1003810
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 remove filter
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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 members of staff are employed as Entry Clearance Officers assessing Tier 4 student visa applications. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 189680 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>On 30 September 2018, the following numbers of Entry Clearance Officers and Entry Clearance Assistants were employed in relation to the processing of overseas visa applications:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>EO/ECO</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>AO/ECA</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>497</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>724</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>These staff can work on a range of case types and are not solely employed to process Tier 4 applications.</p><p>Historic data for staffing levels in a respect of academic year periods is not held.</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 more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 189681 more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T19:11:01.023Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T19:11:01.023Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1003811
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 remove filter
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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 staff were employed as Entry Clearance Officers assessing Tier 4 student visa applications in the (a) 2017-18, (b) 2016-17, (c) 2015-16, (d) 2014-15 and (e) 2013-14 academic years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 189681 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>On 30 September 2018, the following numbers of Entry Clearance Officers and Entry Clearance Assistants were employed in relation to the processing of overseas visa applications:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>EO/ECO</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>AO/ECA</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>497</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>724</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>These staff can work on a range of case types and are not solely employed to process Tier 4 applications.</p><p>Historic data for staffing levels in a respect of academic year periods is not held.</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 more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 189680 more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T19:11:01.143Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T19:11:01.143Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1003812
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department recognises any categories beyond compliant and non-compliant in relation to higher education institutions and Tier 4 student immigration. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 189682 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>To obtain and maintain a Tier 4 sponsor licence, institutions must show that all their sites meet acceptable educational quality standards, including both the quality of teaching and the management of the institution. An educational oversight body, which is independent from the Home Office, makes this assessment.</p><p>A sponsor which fails an educational oversight inspection will not be permitted to sponsor any further Tier 4 students until it achieves a satisfactory rating in a subsequent inspection, but will not have its licence revoked. It will be permitted to continue teaching its current Tier 4 students.</p><p>Tier 4 sponsors must also pass a Basic Compliance Assessment, which is a mandatory annual check on the compliance rate of a sponsor’s students. If a sponsor fails this check, it will normally have its licence revoked and will therefore not be able to sponsor any further Tier 4 students. There are no other compliance factors relating to Tier 4 sponsors which affect the consideration of Tier 4 immigration applications other than whether the sponsor continues to hold a valid tier 4 licence.</p><p>If a sponsor’s Tier 4 licence is revoked, the Home Office will consider whether the reasons that led to the revocation affect any other sponsor licence that it holds. Any action taken against the other licence depends on the nature of the compliance issues identified. Such actions may include imposing an action plan to assist the sponsor improve its compliance, or revocation of the licence in serious cases of non-compliance.</p><p>Each application is assessed on its own merits against the relevant immigration rules and policy.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 189683 more like this
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less than 2018-11-16T12:44:57.703Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T12:44:57.703Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1003813
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 remove filter
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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 the revocation of a Tier 4 licence from a higher education institution effects any other immigration licence that institution may hold. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 189683 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>To obtain and maintain a Tier 4 sponsor licence, institutions must show that all their sites meet acceptable educational quality standards, including both the quality of teaching and the management of the institution. An educational oversight body, which is independent from the Home Office, makes this assessment.</p><p>A sponsor which fails an educational oversight inspection will not be permitted to sponsor any further Tier 4 students until it achieves a satisfactory rating in a subsequent inspection, but will not have its licence revoked. It will be permitted to continue teaching its current Tier 4 students.</p><p>Tier 4 sponsors must also pass a Basic Compliance Assessment, which is a mandatory annual check on the compliance rate of a sponsor’s students. If a sponsor fails this check, it will normally have its licence revoked and will therefore not be able to sponsor any further Tier 4 students. There are no other compliance factors relating to Tier 4 sponsors which affect the consideration of Tier 4 immigration applications other than whether the sponsor continues to hold a valid tier 4 licence.</p><p>If a sponsor’s Tier 4 licence is revoked, the Home Office will consider whether the reasons that led to the revocation affect any other sponsor licence that it holds. Any action taken against the other licence depends on the nature of the compliance issues identified. Such actions may include imposing an action plan to assist the sponsor improve its compliance, or revocation of the licence in serious cases of non-compliance.</p><p>Each application is assessed on its own merits against the relevant immigration rules and policy.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 189682 more like this
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less than 2018-11-16T12:44:57.75Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T12:44:57.75Z
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4048
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this