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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Rugby (Sport) 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 assessment he has made of the effect of the level of funding for women's rugby clubs in English women’s rugby championships and premierships on the ability of non-UK professional women rugby players to receive Tier 2 and Tier 5 migrant visas; and what other options are available for non-UK women rugby players to remain in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 281087 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 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The funding of UK sports is a matter for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.</p><p>Tiers 2 and 5 are our principle immigration routes for those wishing to play professional sport in the UK. Other visa options may be open to some migrants depending on their individual circumstances.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T15:25:00.63Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T15:25:00.63Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1141480
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Free Movement of Labour 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, whether businesses will be able to move skilled workers between UK and EU premises in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal; and what the rules governing that movement will be. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 281131 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 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to reaching an agreement with the EU before the 31 October 2019. The Government has confirmed that the EU Settlement Scheme will continue to operate whether the UK leaves the EU with or without a negotiated deal. This ensures that the rights of EEA and Swiss citizens resident in the UK before it leaves the EU will be protected in every outcome.</p><p>In the event that a deal is not agreed with the EU, arrangements for EEA and Swiss citizens arriving for three months or less after free movement ends will not look any different. To stay longer than three months during the transitional period, newly arrived EEA and Swiss citizens will need to apply for permission. Subject to identity and criminality checks, they will be granted European Temporary Leave to Remain for a further 36 months. <br>If they wish to stay in the UK for longer than the 36 months, they will then need to qualify and apply under the future skills-based immigration system.</p><p>The Government published a White Paper on the future system on 18 December 2018. This committed to maintaining a route for intra-company transfers to allow companies easily to transfer existing employees from an overseas branch to their UK office. UK-based multi-national businesses will also be able to continue moving their skilled staff to the EU through the pro-visions set out in the EU’s Directive on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in the framework of an intra-corporate transfer.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T15:03:03.057Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T15:03:03.057Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4128
star this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1141529
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
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: EU Nationals 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 what is the Home Office's strategy for ensuring that the families of EU national offenders and EU nationals in the probation system are able to apply for settled or pre-settled status through the EU Settlement Scheme. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17397 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 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office is working closely with the Ministry of Justice, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service, the Devolved Administrations and relevant voluntary and community sector groups to ensure that the EU Settlement Scheme is accessible to EU national offenders and their family members eligible to apply for status under it.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:51:02.28Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:51:02.28Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4197
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1141532
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
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 Immigrants: Detainees 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 EU nationals are currently, or at the latest date for which information is available, held in immigration detention. more like this
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Baroness Hamwee more like this
star this property uin HL17400 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 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>Information on the number of people in the detention estate, by nationality detained on the last day of each quarter is available in table dt_13_q of the detention tables <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/803188/detention-mar-2019-tables.ods" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/803188/detention-mar-2019-tables.ods</a> in the latest release of ‘Immigration Statistics, year ending March 2019’.</p><p>The latest data relate to the number in detention as at the end of March, data for the end of June is due to be published on 22 August 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:53:40.723Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:53:40.723Z
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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 Detention Tables - March 2019.xlsx more like this
star this property title Detention Tables - March 2019 more like this
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2652
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hamwee more like this
1141533
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
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: EU Nationals 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 what steps they are taking, or intend to take, to ensure that EU nationals granted pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme but who fail to apply for settled status and become illegal residents are not placed in immigration detention. more like this
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Baroness Hamwee more like this
star this property uin HL17401 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 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>We have been clear that encouraging and supporting compliance will be at the heart of our future immigration system. As with our commitment to take a proportionate approach to anyone who has reasonable grounds for missing the deadline to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, we will also take a proportionate approach to these individuals with pre-settled status and give them every opportunity to regularise their status.</p><p>As mentioned in the Statement of Intent for the EU Settlement Scheme, we intend to send a reminder to people to apply for settled status before their pre-settled status expires.</p><p>We will set out further details on our approach to situations like this as part of our broader plans for the future immigration system in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:51:40.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:51:40.837Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2652
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hamwee more like this
1141534
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
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: EU Nationals 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 children thought to be eligible for settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme have applied to that scheme; and how many such children have been granted (1) settled, and (2) pre-settled, status. more like this
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Baroness Hamwee more like this
star this property uin HL17402 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 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>The third official statistics – ‘EU Settlement Scheme Statistics, June 2019’ – on the operation of the scheme were published on 18 July 2019, including applications received by nationality and in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, along with applications concluded by outcome. These can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/eu-settlement-scheme-statistics-june-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/eu-settlement-scheme-statistics-june-2019</a></p><p>The Home Office is committed to publishing more detailed quarterly statistics on the EU Settlement Scheme, alongside our Immigration Statistics, from August 2019. Home Office statisticians and officials are currently considering the content and will take into account the views of statistics users.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:52:28.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:52:28.017Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2652
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hamwee more like this
1141535
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Immigration: EU Nationals 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 what assessment they have made of the case for applying a lower suitability threshold than for adults for children from the EU, European Economic Area and Switzerland living in the UK who are applying for settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme. more like this
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Baroness Hamwee more like this
star this property uin HL17403 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 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>Under the relevant provisions of the Immigration (European Economic Area Regulations) 2016, children under the age of 18 benefit from a higher level of protection and can only be deported on imperative grounds of public security.</p><p>The Home Office has not made an assessment of the case for applying lower suitability thresholds for children applying for settled status under the scheme. The EU law public policy and public security test will continue to apply to conduct committed before the end of the implementation period if the UK leaves the EU with a deal, or to pre-exit conduct if we leave without a deal.</p><p>This is consistent with the Withdrawal Agreement and the Free Movement Directive.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:50:39.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:50:39.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2652
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Hamwee more like this
1141540
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Entry Clearances: Overseas Students 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 International Education Strategy: global potential, global growth, published in March, what plans they have to introduce a new system of visas for international students to (1) enable the growth of international student numbers, (2) improve their experience of applying for visas, (3) reduce the administrative burden and be cost-effective, and (4) increase the reliability, transparency and accountability of the immigration system. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL17408 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 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government welcomes international students and has an ambition to increase the total number of international students hosted in the UK to 600,000 per year by 2030. University-sponsored Tier 4 visa applications rose by 10% in the year ending March 2019 and are at their highest level on record. 97% of those who applied for a Tier 4 visa in 2018 were granted.</p><p>As set out in the immigration white paper ‘The UK’s future skills-based immigration system’ and supporting the International Education Strategy, we will increase the post-study leave period for postgraduate students to six months, and doctorate students to a year, and make it easier for graduates to switch into skilled work in the UK. We will also increase the post-study leave period for all undergraduates studying at institutions with degree awarding powers to six-months. These changes will benefit hundreds of thousands of students.</p><p>We keep the visa system under review to ensure it remains fit for purpose and that the UK’s visa system is world-class, with the aim of improving the customer journey both for students and their sponsoring institutions. This will include reviewing processes for conducting interviews to ensure that these are appropriately focused and to minimise any inconvenience for applicants and continuing to consider the increased use of differentiation, streamlining the application process by allowing students to benefit from reduced documentary requirements when applying for a visa.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17409 more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:49:49.877Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:49:49.877Z
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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 label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
1141541
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
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 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, further to the International Education Strategy: global potential, global growth, published in March, what plans they have to introduce a new system of visas for international students which would (1) increase the diversity of applicants, (2) be accessible to all applicants, and (3) be simpler for students and sponsors to understand and navigate. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL17409 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 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government welcomes international students and has an ambition to increase the total number of international students hosted in the UK to 600,000 per year by 2030. University-sponsored Tier 4 visa applications rose by 10% in the year ending March 2019 and are at their highest level on record. 97% of those who applied for a Tier 4 visa in 2018 were granted.</p><p>As set out in the immigration white paper ‘The UK’s future skills-based immigration system’ and supporting the International Education Strategy, we will increase the post-study leave period for postgraduate students to six months, and doctorate students to a year, and make it easier for graduates to switch into skilled work in the UK. We will also increase the post-study leave period for all undergraduates studying at institutions with degree awarding powers to six-months. These changes will benefit hundreds of thousands of students.</p><p>We keep the visa system under review to ensure it remains fit for purpose and that the UK’s visa system is world-class, with the aim of improving the customer journey both for students and their sponsoring institutions. This will include reviewing processes for conducting interviews to ensure that these are appropriately focused and to minimise any inconvenience for applicants and continuing to consider the increased use of differentiation, streamlining the application process by allowing students to benefit from reduced documentary requirements when applying for a visa.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17408 more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:49:49.94Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:49:49.94Z
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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 label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
1140818
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
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 Refugees: Sudan 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 his policy is on risks to individuals from the Darfur or Nuba ethnicities in Sudan. 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 280369 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 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK has a proud history of providing protection to those who need it. Each case is carefully considered on its individual facts and merits in ac-cordance with our international obligations under the Refugee Convention and European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).</p><p>Each individual assessment is made against the background of the latest available country of origin information and any relevant caselaw.</p><p>Our assessment of the situation in Sudan is set out in the relevant country policy and information notes, which are available on the Gov.uk website.</p><p>Where someone establishes a well-founded fear of persecution or serious harm in their country they are normally granted protection and are not expected to return there.</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 2019-07-25T15:35:10.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T15:35:10.5Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this