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unstar this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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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 Immigration: EU Nationals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to page six of the Data Protection Impact Assessments cited in the Memorandum of Understanding on information sharing between the Home Office and Department for Work and Pensions and page nine of the Memorandum of Understanding on information sharing between the Home Office and HMRC on the EU Settlement Scheme, if he will place copies of those Data Protection Impact Assessments in the Library. 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 252532 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has carried out a Data Protection Impact Assessment as part of the data sharing arrangements with Her Majesty’s Revenue &amp; Customs and the Department for Work and Pensions to support the EU Settlement Scheme, and a copy of this will be placed in the Library shortly.</p><p>As part of this process, we have had due regard, in accordance with the public sector equality duty under section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, to impacts on those who share a protected characteristic. This is reflected in the Policy Equality Statement for the EU Settlement Scheme, and a copy of this will be placed in the Library shortly.</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
unstar this property grouped question UIN 252533 more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:51:01.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:51:01.623Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1125627
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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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 Immigration: EU Nationals more like this
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, with reference to the Equality Impact Assessment cited in the Memorandum of Understanding on information sharing between the Home Office and Department for Work and Pensions on the EU Settlement Scheme, if he will place a copy of that Equality Impact Assessment in the Library. 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 252533 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has carried out a Data Protection Impact Assessment as part of the data sharing arrangements with Her Majesty’s Revenue &amp; Customs and the Department for Work and Pensions to support the EU Settlement Scheme, and a copy of this will be placed in the Library shortly.</p><p>As part of this process, we have had due regard, in accordance with the public sector equality duty under section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, to impacts on those who share a protected characteristic. This is reflected in the Policy Equality Statement for the EU Settlement Scheme, and a copy of this will be placed in the Library shortly.</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
unstar this property grouped question UIN 252532 more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:51:01.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:51:01.677Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1129588
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Entry Clearances: Ministers of Religion more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking to engage with the views of religious groups on the new Tier 2 Minister of Religion visa route. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Paisley and Renfrewshire South more like this
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Mhairi Black more like this
star this property uin 260037 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The Tier 2 route for Ministers of Religion has been in place for several years. In January 2019 changes were made to the Immigration Rules governing the Tier 5 visa for religious workers. The Government wrote to faith leaders in December, setting out the detail and rationale behind those changes.</p><p><br>We are embarking on an extensive programme of engagement, in connection with the future immigration system, and will be talking to representatives from a range of faith and community groups. Officials also remain in regular contact with their representatives.</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 2019-06-11T14:10:50.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T14:10:50.677Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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4421
unstar this property label Biography information for Mhairi Black more like this
1129691
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Human Trafficking: Children more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to Article 16.2 of the EU Anti-Trafficking Directive 2011/36, what assessment he has made of adequacy of opportunities for child victims of trafficking living in the UK to secure a durable solution; and if he will make a statement. 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 259940 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 requires the Home Office to ensure that its immigration, asylum, nationality and customs functions are discharged having regard to the need to safeguard and promote the welfare of children who are in the United Kingdom. This includes ensuring that the best interests of the child must be a primary consideration in every decision taken in respect of them</p><p>Unaccompanied child victims who are not granted refugee status or discretionary leave to remain are not required to leave the UK unless we are confident that there are safe and adequate reception arrangements in the country to which they will be returned. Instead, leave to remain is granted for 30 months or until they are 17½ years of age, whichever is the shorter period. Upon turning 18, they are expected to return to their home country or make a further application to the Home Office if they believe they have a lawful basis to remain.</p><p>If the child is a looked after child, local authority children’s social care social workers and personal advisors will work with the child to develop a pathway plan for when they turn 18 - whether they have been granted permanent leave to stay, or are still awaiting a decision, or have been given temporary leave to stay until they turn 18.</p><p>To ensure that they are prepared for the possibility that their asylum claim or immigration application is not successful their plan will need to include a focus on their return to their home country at 18 This holistic and informative approach gives children who do not have, or do not yet have, leave to remain in the UK long-term the best chance of achieving durable outcomes, whether in the UK or abroad.</p><p>In addition, Section 48 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, makes provisions for Independent Child Trafficking Advocates (ICTAs). The purpose of an ICTA is to advocate on behalf of the child to ensure their best interests are reflected in the decision-making processes undertaken by the public authorities who are involved in the child’s care. Drawing on their knowledge and experience, ICTAs are able to represent the views of the child at multi-agency meetings and, where appropriate, suggest approaches that might not reflect the views of the child but represent the child’s best interests.</p><p>The Government is committed to rolling out ICTAs nationally with the service currently being available in one third of local authorities in England and Wales with the Government</p><p>The Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act led by Frank Field, Baroness Butler-Sloss and Maria Miller has recently considered Section 48 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, which makes provisions for ICTAs. The Review’s interim reports can be found <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/independent-review-of-the-modern-slavery-act" target="_blank">here</a>. The Government is currently carefully considering the recommendations for ICTAs for national roll out.</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
unstar this property grouped question UIN 259941 more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T14:15:50.52Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T14:15:50.52Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1129693
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Human Trafficking: Children more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to Article 16.2 of the EU Anti-Trafficking Directive 2011/36, and recommendation 5.4 of 2015 UNICEF report, Achieving a durable solution for trafficked children, what steps he is taking to establish a multi-agency best interests decision-making process to find a durable solution for each child victim of trafficking living in the UK. 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 259941 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009 requires the Home Office to ensure that its immigration, asylum, nationality and customs functions are discharged having regard to the need to safeguard and promote the welfare of children who are in the United Kingdom. This includes ensuring that the best interests of the child must be a primary consideration in every decision taken in respect of them</p><p>Unaccompanied child victims who are not granted refugee status or discretionary leave to remain are not required to leave the UK unless we are confident that there are safe and adequate reception arrangements in the country to which they will be returned. Instead, leave to remain is granted for 30 months or until they are 17½ years of age, whichever is the shorter period. Upon turning 18, they are expected to return to their home country or make a further application to the Home Office if they believe they have a lawful basis to remain.</p><p>If the child is a looked after child, local authority children’s social care social workers and personal advisors will work with the child to develop a pathway plan for when they turn 18 - whether they have been granted permanent leave to stay, or are still awaiting a decision, or have been given temporary leave to stay until they turn 18.</p><p>To ensure that they are prepared for the possibility that their asylum claim or immigration application is not successful their plan will need to include a focus on their return to their home country at 18 This holistic and informative approach gives children who do not have, or do not yet have, leave to remain in the UK long-term the best chance of achieving durable outcomes, whether in the UK or abroad.</p><p>In addition, Section 48 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, makes provisions for Independent Child Trafficking Advocates (ICTAs). The purpose of an ICTA is to advocate on behalf of the child to ensure their best interests are reflected in the decision-making processes undertaken by the public authorities who are involved in the child’s care. Drawing on their knowledge and experience, ICTAs are able to represent the views of the child at multi-agency meetings and, where appropriate, suggest approaches that might not reflect the views of the child but represent the child’s best interests.</p><p>The Government is committed to rolling out ICTAs nationally with the service currently being available in one third of local authorities in England and Wales with the Government</p><p>The Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act led by Frank Field, Baroness Butler-Sloss and Maria Miller has recently considered Section 48 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, which makes provisions for ICTAs. The Review’s interim reports can be found <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/independent-review-of-the-modern-slavery-act" target="_blank">here</a>. The Government is currently carefully considering the recommendations for ICTAs for national roll out.</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
unstar this property grouped question UIN 259940 more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T14:15:50.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T14:15:50.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1129694
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unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Human Trafficking: Children more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make it his policy to enable child victims of trafficking to apply for a grant of leave to remain in the UK on the basis of their identification as a victim through the National Referral Mechanism; and if he will make a statement. 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 259942 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Child victims of trafficking identified through the National Referral Mechanism often apply for asylum and are granted refugee status if their applications are successful. If they are not granted asylum they are considered for a grant of discretionary leave to remain.</p><p><br>Additionally, unaccompanied child victims who are not granted refugee status or discretionary leave to remain are not required to leave the UK unless we are confident that there are safe and adequate reception arrangements in the country to which they will be returned. Instead, leave to remain is granted for 30 months or until they are 17½ years of age, whichever is the shorter period.</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 2019-06-11T14:11:55.883Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T14:11:55.883Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1129729
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unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Marriage Certificates more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the timeframe is for the implementation of the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019 and the provision in that Act that allows for the names of both parents of a couple to be included on marriage certificates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
star this property uin 260089 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office is currently working on implementation plans to introduce the provisions in the Act. This will facilitate an update of the marriage entry to include the names of both parents of a couple.</p><p>The Act also provides for civil partnership to be extended to opposite-sex couples which must be implemented no later than 31 December 2019. <br>An implementation date for each of these provisions will be announced in due course.</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 2019-06-13T10:25:07.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T10:25:07.907Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
1129730
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unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc) Act 2019 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, whether he plans for the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019 to be implemented before October 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
star this property uin 260090 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office is currently working on implementation plans to introduce the provisions in the Act. This will facilitate an update of the marriage entry to include the names of both parents of a couple.</p><p>The Act also provides for civil partnership to be extended to opposite-sex couples which must be implemented no later than 31 December 2019.</p><p>An implementation date for each of these provisions will be announced in due course.</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 2019-06-11T14:49:51.927Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T14:49:51.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
1129732
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unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Marriage Certificates more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the timeframe is for operational changes needed for the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019's provisions to allow names of both parents to be included on marriage certificates to be completed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
star this property uin 260091 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office is currently working on implementation plans to introduce the provisions in the Act. This will facilitate an update of the marriage entry to include the names of both parents of a couple.</p><p>The Act also provides for civil partnership to be extended to opposite-sex couples which must be implemented no later than 31 December 2019.</p><p><br>An implementation date for each of these provisions will be announced in due course.</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 2019-06-11T14:07:25.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T14:07:25.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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4573
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
1129771
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unstar this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Asylum: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason his Department decided to move the provision of financial support to asylum seekers from post offices to Aspen cards. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 260049 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The functionality of the Aspen card was thoroughly tested prior to its rollout in May 2017 and there were a number of factors which influenced the decision to move to a payment card from Post Offices.</p><p>Primarily, the sub-contractual arrangements were coming to an end, and the Asylum Registration Card (ARC) used for identification and payment purposes was being upgraded. Other factors included improved convenience and accessibility for service users, and a reduction in processing costs associated with reduced cash handling.</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 2019-06-11T14:08:25.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T14:08:25.917Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this