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star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Youth Endowment Fund 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, which local authorities have applied for a grant from the youth endowment fund. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft remove filter
star this property uin 279453 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The Youth Endowment Fund has been established to operate independently of Government and publishes information about its activities here: <a href="https://impetus.org.uk/youth-endowment-fund.%20" target="_blank">https://impetus.org.uk/youth-endowment-fund. </a><br>The Youth Endowment Fund has launched a first call for proposals.</p><p>This is an open call, to fund and evaluate interventions primarily targeting young people aged 10-14 who are at risk of being drawn into crime and violence.</p><p>This first funding round is due to close on the 23 July. Once closed, the Youth Endowment Fund will collate and release figures on the number of applicants and will include breakdowns for geography and the different categories of applicants. These will be published on their website at the end of this week</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 2019-07-24T15:14:24.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T15:14:24.917Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
600712
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-12more like thismore than 2016-10-12
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Work Permits 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, what steps her Department is taking to reduce the time taken to issue work permits for foreign workers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft remove filter
star this property uin 48315 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 2016-10-20more like thismore than 2016-10-20
star this property answer text <p>The published service standard for resolving non-settlement visa applications is within 15 working days.</p><p>For applications submitted within the UK applicants applying under Tier 2 of the Points Based System can choose between a same-day, ten-day or eight week service.</p><p>Where an application is complex and likely to take longer than the advertised processing times, UK Visas and Immigration will contact the applicant to inform them of this. Customer service is a key priority for UK Visas and Immigration, and the efficiency and effectiveness of the application process is kept under regular review. Customers now apply and pay online in addition to being able to make appointments to submit their documents and biometrics at visa application centres in over 200 locations around the world.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2016-10-20T14:46:08.027Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-20T14:46:08.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
926681
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star this property date less than 2018-06-18more like thismore than 2018-06-18
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Sponsorship 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, for what reason evidence from visa sponsors is not requested at the start of the application process. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft remove filter
star this property uin 154757 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 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
star this property answer text <p>The step by step process for applying for a Standard Visitor Visa is set out on Gov.UK here <a href="https://www.gov.uk/apply-standard-visitor-visa" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/apply-standard-visitor-visa</a></p><p>Step 2 “Prepare the evidence you need” provides guidance and links to guidance on the supporting documents that can be provided.</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 2018-06-26T11:24:15.3Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-26T11:24:15.3Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
984476
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Married People 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, what estimate his Department has made of the number of spousal visa applications which have been completed within service standard times in (a) 2016, (b) 2017 and (c) in 2018 to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft remove filter
star this property uin 177360 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 2018-10-17more like thismore than 2018-10-17
star this property answer text <p>Performance against service standards is reported quarterly, figures for spousal visa applications are included within the overall figures published which indicate the majority of straightforward applications are processed within service standards.</p><p>The available information on processing against service standards is published in the Department’s Migration transparency data at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/international-operations-transparency-data-august-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/international-operations-transparency-data-august-2018</a>,</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 2018-10-17T15:15:09.473Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-17T15:15:09.473Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
984477
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Married People 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 estimate his Department has made of the number of spousal visas that were not completed within the service standard time which have gone on to be completed within (a) six months and (b) 12 months in (i) 2016, (ii) 2017 and (iii) 2018 to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft remove filter
star this property uin 177361 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 2018-10-17more like thismore than 2018-10-17
star this property answer text <p>Performance against service standards is reported quarterly, figures for spousal visa applications are included within the overall figures published which indicate the majority of straightforward applications are processed within service standards.</p><p>The available information on processing against service standards is published in the Department’s Migration transparency data at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/international-operations-transparency-data-august-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/international-operations-transparency-data-august-2018</a>,</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 2018-10-17T15:27:41.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-17T15:27:41.737Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
882547
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star this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Applications 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, how many out-of-time visa applications were (a) processed within the standard service time (b) processed after six months and (c) processed after twelve months in each of the last seven years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft remove filter
star this property uin 135609 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 2018-08-13more like thismore than 2018-08-13
star this property answer text <p>The available information relating to processing of all out of country visa (and in-country visa) applications against service standards, is published in the transparency data at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-transparency-data#uk-visas-and-immigration" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-transparency-data#uk-visas-and-immigration</a></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 2018-08-13T13:49:09.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-08-13T13:49:09.737Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-18more like thismore than 2018-06-18
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Applications 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 improve processing times for visa applicants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft remove filter
star this property uin 154762 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 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
star this property answer text <p>Published data on visa processing times, including the percentage of visas processed within published service standards, is published online at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-transparency-data" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-transparency-data</a> (then listed by publication date under ‘UK Visas &amp; Immigration’). The large majority of cases are straightforward and are dealt with within Service standards UK Visas and Immigration continually reviews its global visa operation to improve performance and ensure value for money while maintaining excellent customer service.</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 2018-06-26T11:15:13.033Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-26T11:15:13.033Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-09more like thismore than 2015-10-09
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas 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, how many times visa applications have been refused because of technicalities in each of the last four years; and how many such cases have been subject to a complaint or appeal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft remove filter
star this property uin 11160 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 2015-10-15more like thismore than 2015-10-15
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office is unable to provide the information requested, as it could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2015-10-15T16:22:36.983Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-15T16:22:36.983Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-02-19more like thismore than 2016-02-19
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas 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 safeguards her Department has put in place to ensure that out-of-country entry clearance applications are rigorously checked and processed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft remove filter
star this property uin 27525 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 2016-02-25more like thismore than 2016-02-25
star this property answer text <p>All out of country entry clearance applications are subject to an extensive range of mandatory and discretionary checks.</p><p>These include, but are not limited to, identity, travel document verification, searches against national and international police records and against previous Immigration history. But biographic and biometric checks can also be made.</p><p>Applications are then assessed against the Immigration Rules. Decision quality is assured both by local managers and as part of the overall Departmental audit and assurance framework. Further assurance is provided by regular third party inspections and audits.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2016-02-25T16:09:26.86Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-25T16:09:26.86Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-18more like thismore than 2016-04-18
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas 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 her Department will put safeguards in place to ensure that (a) out of country entry clearance applications are rigorously checked, (b) all supporting documents for such applications are fairly considered and (c) applicants' details are not confused with other cases. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft remove filter
star this property uin 34424 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 2016-04-21more like thismore than 2016-04-21
star this property answer text <p>All out of country entry clearance applications are subject to an extensive range of mandatory and discretionary checks. These include, but are not limited to, biographic and biometric identity checks against national and international police records and against previous immigration history, as well as document verification.</p><p>Applications are submitted at a Visa Application Centre (VAC) and are individually bundled. The bundles are sent to Decision Making Centres to be assessed by an Entry Clearance Officer, before being returned to the VAC. The application remains in individual bundles throughout the process to prevent applicants' details being confused with other cases.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2016-04-21T11:59:10.83Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-21T11:59:10.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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4491
unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this