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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Finance more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, 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
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh South more like this
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Ian Murray more like this
star this property uin 264766 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property 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
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 2019-06-19T12:02:28.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T12:02:28.827Z
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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 Ian Murray more like this
1132235
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Overseas Students 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, 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
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 264713 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property 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
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 2019-06-19T13:37:27.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T13:37:27.917Z
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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 Stephen Timms more like this
1132238
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Iran: Entry Clearances 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 provision there is for entry clearance for visitors from Iran in that country. 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 264723 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The provision for entry clearance for visitors from Iran is the same as for all countries whose nationals require a UK visit visa; individuals must submit a visit visa application, if the application meets the requirements of the Immigration Rules a visa will be issued.</p><p>In addition to the visa application centre in Tehran, individuals living in Iran wishing to apply for long term visas can submit their application in Turkey or the United Arab Emirates. An application for a UK visit visa can be submitted at any UK Visa Application Centre in the world. The UK keeps its visa system, including the capacity of facilities for submitting entry clearance applications, under regular review.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 264724 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:47:03.29Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:47:03.29Z
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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
1132239
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Iran: Entry Clearances 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 he plans to change the capacity of facilities in Iran for entry clearance to the UK. 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 264724 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The provision for entry clearance for visitors from Iran is the same as for all countries whose nationals require a UK visit visa; individuals must submit a visit visa application, if the application meets the requirements of the Immigration Rules a visa will be issued.</p><p>In addition to the visa application centre in Tehran, individuals living in Iran wishing to apply for long term visas can submit their application in Turkey or the United Arab Emirates. An application for a UK visit visa can be submitted at any UK Visa Application Centre in the world. The UK keeps its visa system, including the capacity of facilities for submitting entry clearance applications, under regular review.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 264723 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:47:03.34Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:47:03.34Z
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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
1132247
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Immigration: Fees and Charges 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 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
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 264714 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property 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
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 2019-06-19T13:38:50.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T13:38:50.257Z
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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 Stephen Timms more like this
1132254
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: English Language 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 language competency will be taken into account as a key skill in the skilled workers route under a new immigration framework. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 264761 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property 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
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 264762 more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T13:39:52.567Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T13:39:52.567Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1132255
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: English Language more like this
star 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, 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
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 264762 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property 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
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 264761 more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T13:39:52.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T13:39:52.627Z
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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 Caroline Lucas more like this
1132256
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star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Migrant Workers 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, 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
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 264763 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property 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
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 2019-06-19T13:41:46.843Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T13:41:46.843Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1132452
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star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Right of Abode: Veterans more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 7 November 2018 to Question 186245 on Right of Abode: Veterans, when his Department plans to announce a decision on granting right of abode to former British-Hong Kong servicemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove more like this
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 265578 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p><br>Under the British Nationality Selection Scheme introduced in 1990, a limited number of Hong Kong Military Service Corps personnel who were settled in Hong Kong could apply to register as a British citizen. The Scheme ran until 1 July 1997.</p><p>The Home Secretary has met with Andrew Rosindell MP and a delegation of former Hong Kong Military Service Corps (HKMSC) personnel and listened to their representations. This is a complex matter to which we are giving careful consideration.</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 2019-06-20T15:42:21.193Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:42:21.193Z
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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 Peter Kyle more like this
1132470
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star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Deportation: Sudan more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the guidelines for people facing deportation to Sudan have changed as a result of the current unrest in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 265580 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>We are monitoring the changing situation in Sudan and have issued a number of information updates to the business to ensure decision makers our informed of the unrest and potential its impact on persons returning to the country.</p><p>However, our position remains that where a Sudanese national is not able to demonstrate a protection need or that they have any other right to remain in the UK to us and, if they exercise an appeal right, the courts, we expect them to leave voluntarily. If they do not elect to do so, we may enforce their removal when it is safe to do so, on a case by case basis.</p><p>Our current assessment of risk by Sudanese nationals who claim protection in the UK is set out in our country policy and information notes published on gov.uk.</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 2019-06-20T15:57:36.587Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:57:36.587Z
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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 Anneliese Dodds more like this