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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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 Asylum: Religion 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, pursuant to the Answer of 26 March 2019 to Question 235381 on Asylum: Religion, what progress his Department has made on investigating reports that asylum refusals have included quotations from religious texts; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton remove filter
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 251363 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
unstar this property answer text <p>After reports indicated that an asylum decision included quotations from religious texts and was not drafted in accordance with Home Office policy guidance, Asylum Operations conducted an investigation into this matter. A small number of religious conversion cases were sampled, and no further cases were identified during this sampling exercise.</p><p>All such decisions are currently subject to further scrutiny, pending the roll out of additional specialist training, which has been developed in collaboration with the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for International Freedom of Religion or Belief.</p><p>The Asylum Learning and Development Team started to deliver the specialist training package on religious claims on Monday 8 April, which will be mandatory for all asylum decision-makers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T11:01:42.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T11:01:42.197Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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4671
unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1092693
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star this property date less than 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
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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 Asylum: Religion remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will publish the guidance given to his Department's decision-makers on refusal of an asylum claim on the basis of religion. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton remove filter
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 235380 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 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
unstar this property answer text <p>Detailed Home Office policy guidance on how to consider asylum claims, including claims based on a person’s religion or belief, is already published on GOV.UK at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/considering-asylum-claims-and-assessing-credibility-instruction." target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/considering-asylum-claims-and-assessing-credibility-instruction.</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-03-26T17:18:43.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T17:18:43.097Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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4671
unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
1092694
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
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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 Asylum: Religion remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many refusals of asylum claims have included quotations from religious texts in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton remove filter
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 235381 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 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
unstar this property answer text <p>This information is not recorded in a way that can be easily retrieved.</p><p>We are urgently investigating reports which indicate that some asylum decisions were not drafted in accordance with our policy.</p><p>Published Home Office policy guidance contains detailed instructions on how asylum decision makers are expected to approach religious based claims. Our policy makes clear that when assessing such claims, decision makers are expected to ask appropriate and sensitive questions based on an understanding of religious concepts, philosophical viewpoints and forms of persecution a person may suffer due to their religion, belief or lack of belief.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-03-26T17:03:40.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T17:03:40.497Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes remove filter
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4671
unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this