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star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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Home Office more like this
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unstar 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: Conferences more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 25 June (HL16233), whether, when making decisions about whether to refuse visa applications to participants at conferences, including the Coalition for Religious Equality and Inclusive Development held in Westminster on 11 June, they take into account whether a conference has been sponsored or part funded by a government department; and what assessment, if any, they make of the impact on the public purse and the reputation of the UK of a visa refusal for such a conference. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL16687 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 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>All UK Visa applications are considered on their individual merits and in line with the UK Immigration Rules https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-appendix-v-visitor-rules which set out the requirements to visit the UK. These requirements apply to all visitors to the UK and the onus is on the applicant to demonstrate that they satisfy the immigration rules.</p><p>Among the points on which the applicant must satisfy the decision maker is that they are a genuine visitor who will leave the UK at the end of their visit and will not make the UK their main home through frequent or successive visits. When assessing a visit visa application decision makers follow publicly available guidance: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/793361/Visit-guidance-v8.0ext.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/793361/Visit-guidance-v8.0ext.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T16:21:07.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T16:21:07.267Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name Visit-guidance-v8.0ext.pdf more like this
star this property title Visit guidance more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
1130624
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Home Office more like this
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unstar 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 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they provide the independent anti-slavery commissioner with regular information on new arrivals in the UK who may be victims of trafficking, whether or not they register with the National Referral Mechanism; and what guidance they provide on the need to offer care and protection to victims of trafficking while they have temporary leave to remain. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL16168 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 Government recognises the importance of sharing data with the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner and will do so where appropriate, including on the number of modern slavery victims coming to the UK.</p><p>Safeguarding modern slavery victims is a top priority for this Government. We provide guidance available to all frontline staff to help them identify and support potential victims of modern slavery. This guidance is available here: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/509326/victims-of-modern-slavery-frontline-staff-guidance-v3.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/509326/victims-of-modern-slavery-frontline-staff-guidance-v3.pdf</a>.</p><p>We also provide guidance to the staff of the Single Competent Authority (SCA), where all decisions are made on whether someone is a victim of modern slavery, to ensure victims are correctly identified and receive appropriate care and protection. This guidance is available here: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/797903/victims-modern-slavery-competent-auth-v7.0-ext.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/797903/victims-modern-slavery-competent-auth-v7.0-ext.pdf</a>.</p><p>The Government is also working to publish statutory guidance to further improve the identification and support for victims.</p><p>In addition, we are currently conducting a review of the training received by First Responders, to ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities, and that they can effectively connect victims to the support they need.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name victims-modern-slavery-competent-auth-v7.0-ext.pdf more like this
star this property title Victims of Modern Slavery Auth - v7 more like this
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star this property file name victims-of-modern-slavery-frontline-staff-guidance-v3.pdf more like this
star this property title Victims of Modern Slavery Frontline Staff - v3 more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T16:15:03.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T16:15:03.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Sandwich more like this
1125508
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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: Overseas Students more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many students have had their visas revoked or curtailed for allegedly cheating in Government-approved English proficiency tests in each year since 2014; how many were detained or forcibly removed in that period; how many students made challenges to decisions; and how many cases are awaiting decision by the Court of Appeal. more like this
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Lord Ouseley more like this
star this property uin HL15603 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 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The exact information requested is not held centrally by the Home Office. UKVI transparency data provides details of refusal, curtailments and removal decisions on those linked to the abuse of secure English language testing. A link to the most recent available data is provided here;<br> <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/temporary-and-permanent-migration-data-february-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/temporary-and-permanent-migration-data-february-2017</a></p><p><br> The table in SELT_02 is the closest match to the information requested.</p><p>The data was last published in February 2017 and only contains data to the last quarter (December 2016). ETS data is no longer published after this date.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T16:21:54.077Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T16:21:54.077Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name UKVI - TM PM Transparency Data Q4.xlsx more like this
star this property title UKVI TM PM Transparency Data - Q4 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
1136432
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star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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 more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many outstanding leave to remain cases are awaiting decision by the Home Office. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL16882 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 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>Information on the number of Leave to Remain applications currently awaiting decision is not available in published statistics.</p><p>However, the number of in-country applications in progress is published as part of quarterly transparency data. The latest figures are available at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/in-country-migration-data-may-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/in-country-migration-data-may-2019</a>, which also shows the percentage of straightforward applications considered within service standard.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-07-16T16:21:48.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T16:21:48.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name UKVI - IN Country - Q1 - 2019.xlsx more like this
star this property title UKVI - In Country Migration Data - May 2019 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
1130501
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star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 20 May 2019 to Question 254185 on Immigration: EU Nationals, if he will place in the Library, a copy of the algorithm applied by his Department during automated residency checks. 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 261208 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true 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>Guidance on the automated checks process has been published on gov.uk and a copy of this will be placed in the Library. <br /><a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/eu-settlement-scheme-uk-tax-and-benefits-records-automated-check." target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/eu-settlement-scheme-uk-tax-and-benefits-records-automated-check.</a></p><p>The rules for assessing continuous residence are already set out in the Immigration Rules. The automated checks simply apply these principles to the data provided by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs and The Department for Work and Pensions. The automated checks replace the need, where data exists, for an applicant to submit any other forms of evidence.</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 2019-06-11T11:11:01.85Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:11:01.85Z
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less than 2019-06-11T11:31:13.523Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:31:13.523Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property file name How_the_automated_check_calculates_the_period_of_residence.docx more like this
star this property title The Automated Checks - EU Settlement Scheme more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1126561
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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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 Home Office: Sick Leave 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, how many and what proportion of officials in his Department took sick leave for reasons relating to stress in the last 12 months; what proportion that leave was of total sick leave taken in his Department; and what the cost was to his Department of officials taking sick leave over that period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 254070 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 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The number of staff in the Home Office who took sickness absence due to mental health issues in the 12 months to 30 April 2019; the proportion of the total sick absence that this comprises; and the cost to the Department of sick absence due to mental ill health during that period is set out in the accompanying table. These absences include those relating to stress, as well as other mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. These conditions can be triggered by various factors.</p><p>We are committed to breaking down barriers and reducing stigma for employees living with mental health conditions. We aim to equip managers to recognise and address stress in the workplace and encourage employees to talk to their managers about mental health issues so that they can access help and support at the earliest stage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T13:44:59.48Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T13:44:59.48Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property file name PQ 254070 data v2.xlsx more like this
star this property title Table - PQ 254070 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1141928
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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 Chemical Weapons: Greater London more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that traces of Novichok nerve agents were discovered in the London accommodation used by the two Russian suspects in the attacks in Salisbury in March 2018. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
star this property uin HL17472 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 2019-08-07more like thismore than 2019-08-07
star this property answer text <p>On 5th September 2018, the former Prime Minister updated the House of Commons on the investigation into the two suspects involved in the Salisbury attack. The Prime Minister confirmed that traces of Novichok were found at the City Stay Hotel in Bow Road, east London, where the suspects stayed. This statement was repeated in the House of Lords on the same day by the Leader of the House of Lords. This can be found in Hansard Vol 792, col.1799 <a href="http://bit.ly/2ycrsCk." target="_blank">http://bit.ly/2ycrsCk. </a></p><p>The Chief Medical Officer made it clear in her statement on the 5th September 2018 that the room was only allowed back into use after experts deemed it to be safe.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-08-07T14:45:06.143Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-07T14:45:06.143Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name Statement - Sailsbury.docx more like this
star this property title Statement - Sailsbury more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling more like this
1142435
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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 Madeleine McCann more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 26 June (HL16299) concerning Operation Grange, whether they will publish the details of the Metropolitan Police Service's request for further funding until the end of March 2020 and place a copy in the Library of the House; and when a decision on that request is likely to be made. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
star this property uin HL17509 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 2019-08-08more like thismore than 2019-08-08
star this property answer text <p>Special grant decisions are published after the end of the financial year. All special grant decisions can be found here - <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/police-funding-special-grant-applications" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/police-funding-special-grant-applications</a><br>The Metropolitan Police Service’s application for Special Grant funding for Operation Grange in 2019/20 will therefore be published in 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-08-08T11:50:05.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-08T11:50:05.8Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name Annex_A_SG_Bids_17-18.xlsx more like this
star this property title Special Grant Applications - 2017-18 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1133814
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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: Children more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the report by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration An inspection of the policies and practices of the Home Office’s Borders, Immigration and Citizenship Systems relating to charging and fees, published on 4 April, what progress they have made in reviewing the level of fees for children's nationality and immigration applications and the fee waiver process; and when they expect to announce any decision on that matter. more like this
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Lord Russell of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL16565 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 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office keeps its fees for immigration and nationality under regular review, including those for children’s nationality and immigration applications, and changes to individual charges need to be made with a view to maintaining the overall purpose of the fees and charging legislation.</p><p>The Home Office included its response to the Chief Inspector’s recommendations around fee waivers, in its formal response which can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/response-to-an-inspection-of-home-office-bics-policies-and-practices-relating-to-charging-and-fees" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/response-to-an-inspection-of-home-office-bics-policies-and-practices-relating-to-charging-and-fees </a></p><p>These recommendations have been partially accepted and the Home Office has recently reviewed and updated it fee waiver policy. In addition, the Home Office has invested in recruitment and continued process improvement and also engaged with Local Authorities on how better to identify and, where required, prioritise fee waiver applications from those who are most vulnerable. Current fee levels and policies remain under consideration at this point in time.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16566 more like this
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less than 2019-07-04T10:52:41.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T10:52:41.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name 19_04_04_Formal_response_Charging_inspection.pdf more like this
star this property title Response - Inspection of HO Bics Policices more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Russell of Liverpool more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar 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: Children more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that they make timely decisions following their review of the effects of charging of fees for children's nationality and immigration applications, regardless of any potential delay in the Comprehensive Spending Review. more like this
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Lord Russell of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL16566 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 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office keeps its fees for immigration and nationality under regular review, including those for children’s nationality and immigration applications, and changes to individual charges need to be made with a view to maintaining the overall purpose of the fees and charging legislation.</p><p>The Home Office included its response to the Chief Inspector’s recommendations around fee waivers, in its formal response which can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/response-to-an-inspection-of-home-office-bics-policies-and-practices-relating-to-charging-and-fees" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/response-to-an-inspection-of-home-office-bics-policies-and-practices-relating-to-charging-and-fees </a></p><p>These recommendations have been partially accepted and the Home Office has recently reviewed and updated it fee waiver policy. In addition, the Home Office has invested in recruitment and continued process improvement and also engaged with Local Authorities on how better to identify and, where required, prioritise fee waiver applications from those who are most vulnerable. Current fee levels and policies remain under consideration at this point in time.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16565 more like this
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less than 2019-07-04T10:52:41.423Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T10:52:41.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name 19_04_04_Formal_response_Charging_inspection.pdf more like this
star this property title Response - Inspection of HO Bics Policices more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Russell of Liverpool more like this