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star this property date less than 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Migrant Workers more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps the Government is taking to ensure that its policies on immigration enable the hiring of the number of skilled migrants that the UK requires. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double remove filter
star this property uin 907312 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 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring our migration system works in the national interest by enabling employers to recruit skilled-migrants from overseas.</p><p>In July, we exempted doctors and nurses from the annual cap, which freed up hundreds of places a month for other sectors of the economy.</p><p>This has had a positive impact and the cap is no longer oversubscribed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bromsgrove more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Sajid Javid more like this
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less than 2018-10-29T17:04:03.927Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-29T17:04:03.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sajid Javid more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Double more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-11more like thismore than 2018-09-11
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
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 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Migration Advisory Committee report entitled International Students in the UK, published on 11 September 2018, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the recommendations in that report; and if he will make statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double remove filter
star this property uin 173668 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 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>We are grateful to the Migrant Advisory Committee for their balanced and comprehensive review into International Students in the UK.</p><p>We will be carefully considering the recommendations made in the report and will be responding in due course.</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 2018-09-14T16:54:24.69Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T16:54:24.69Z
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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 Steve Double more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Border Force: Ports more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration's report entitled An inspection of Border Force operations at south coast ports, published November 2018, what plans he has to ensure that Border Force will have adequate resources and manpower to meet the increasing operational pressures on UK ports. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double remove filter
star this property uin 191440 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 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
star this property answer text <p>Border Force is currently recruiting c.600 Border Force officers during 2018/19 to respond to the new requirements at the UK border as a result of EU Exit. This will provide resilience at key locations – including those on the south coast.</p><p>In addition, Border Force has recruited a Readiness Task Force of c.300 to provide operational resilience to the front line and allow existing staff to undertake EU exit related training.</p><p>By March 2019, Border Force expects to have increased its workforce by approximately 900 officers, against our March 2018 baseline.The Border Force will always ensure we have the resources and workforce we need to keep the border secure.</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 2018-11-21T17:34:19.87Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-21T17:34:19.87Z
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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 Steve Double more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration: EU Nationals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 2 October 2019 to Question 293633 on Immigration: EU Nationals, what estimate she has made of the proportion of settled status applications that are not completed within the five working days target. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double remove filter
star this property uin 3648 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>Our aim is to process all applications to the Scheme as expeditiously as possible. The majority of applications are concluded within 5 working days.</p><p>The following link lists the expected processing times for EU Settlement Scheme applications, based on current performance: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-settlement-scheme-application-processing-times/eu-settlement-scheme-pilot-current-expected-processing-times-for-applications" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-settlement-scheme-application-processing-times/eu-settlement-scheme-pilot-current-expected-processing-times-for-applications</a>.</p><p>However, it is likely to take longer in the following instances:</p><ul><li>Further information is required from an applicant;</li><li>If the applicant is applying as a minor and or the application is not linked to an adult;</li><li>If the applicant has submitted a paper application;</li><li>If the applicant has a relevant criminal record;</li><li>If the applicant is a non-EEA or non-Swiss citizen and are applying based on a relationship not relied on in a previous application to the Home Office.</li></ul><p>Overall, the total number of applications that have been concluded, as of 30 September 2019, was more than 1.5 million (1,524,500). Of these, 61% were granted settled status, 38% were granted pre-settled status.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:07:29.64Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:07:29.64Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Double more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Seasonal Workers 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, whether seasonal workers who come to the UK through the seasonal agricultural workers pilot scheme (a) will be asked to leave the country after a period of time, (b) how long this period of time will be and (c) whether it will be possible for those workers to re-apply to the pilot scheme after they have left the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double remove filter
star this property uin 220952 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>As the Government has set out in the Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules laid before this House on 11 December (HC 1779), migrants granted leave for the Seasonal Workers Pilot can spend a maximum of six months working in the UK, in any 12 month period.</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 2019-02-21T16:49:04.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T16:49:04.593Z
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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 Steve Double more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Synthetic Cannabinoids 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, whether his Department plans to reclassify synthetic cannabinoid substances as class A drugs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double remove filter
star this property uin 170369 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-12more like thismore than 2018-09-12
star this property answer text <p>We have regular discussions with the National Police Chiefs’ Council on the issue of synthetic cannabinoids and we recognise how dangerous they can be and the devastating impact that they can have on communities, families and the individuals taking them.</p><p>That is why we acted to control these substances as class B drugs under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 in 2016, to give the police the powers they need to take action, including making possession illegal and delivering longer sentences for dealers.</p><p>This followed recommendations from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs that their harms are commensurate with other class B drugs.</p><p>However, we will continue to monitor their impact.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 170368 more like this
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less than 2018-09-12T16:04:28.527Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-12T16:04:28.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Double more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: Pay 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, when the consultation on the £30,000 salary threshold will commence; and whether that consultation will take into account the views of employers and recruiters in the health and social care sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double remove filter
star this property uin 226160 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to developing a future borders and immigration system that will cater for all sectors of the UK, including for those who make a very valuable contribution to our health and social care sector.</p><p>The Migration Advisory Committee has recommended that we should retain the existing system of salary thresholds including the minimum £30,000 salary threshold for skilled workers in the future borders and immigration system. Such a threshold is an important mechanism to control who can come here.</p><p>As the Government has been clear, we are launching a twelve month engagement process in order to listen to businesses and organisations on what a suitable threshold should be. We will consider the feedback from this process before making a final decision. We are also considering whether jobs recognised in national shortage should attract a lower salary threshold.</p><p>Our proposals in the immigration White Paper, the UK’s Future Skills-Based Immigration System, were accompanied by a full economic appraisal.</p>
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 2019-03-06T15:22:46.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T15:22:46.46Z
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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 Steve Double more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-16more like thismore than 2018-05-16
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Seasonal Workers: EEA Nationals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that British businesses can continue to recruit temporary workers from the European Economic Area to meet seasonal demand for the hospitality and tourism industry after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double remove filter
star this property uin 144948 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-24more like thismore than 2018-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The precise way in which the Government will control migration to the UK following exit from the EU is yet to be determined.</p><p>In July 2017, the Government commissioned the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to advise on the economic and social impacts of the UK’s exit from the European Union and also on how the UK’s immigration system should be aligned with a modern industrial strategy. The MAC’s call for evidence sought information on EU migrants’ skills, amongst other things, and this will be considered in their final report due in September 2018.</p><p>We will build a comprehensive picture of the needs and interests of all parts of the UK, taking account of the evidence from the MAC, and look to develop a system which works for all.</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 2018-05-24T16:21:53.223Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-24T16:21:53.223Z
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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 Steve Double more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration: EU Nationals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking to engage with employers and community leaders in (a) Cornwall and (b) the South West on the EU Settlement Scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-24more like thismore than 2018-10-24
star this property answer text <p>Ministers and officials have been engaging with people, communities and businesses across the whole of the UK since the Referendum. This is an absolutely essential part of the Government’s exit approach and is in addition to the four stakeholder groups on the EU Settlement Scheme which meet monthly.</p><p>Engagement on the EU Settlement Scheme in the South West, to date, has taken place in Plymouth, Exeter, Bristol and Yeovil. The Government is committed to visiting all nations and regions of the UK, including Cornwall, as part of its engagement programme. This programme is ongoing and will continue beyond the UK leaving the European Union, on 29th March 2019. As part of the draft Withdrawal Agreement with the EU, EU citizens resident in the UK have until 30 June 2021 to apply for their status.</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 2018-10-24T15:32:32.937Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-24T15:32:32.937Z
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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 Steve Double more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Synthetic Cannabinoids: South West more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions he has had with Devon and Cornwall Police on tackling the availability and use of synthetic cannabinoid substances. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Austell and Newquay more like this
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Steve Double remove filter
star this property uin 170368 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 2018-09-12more like thismore than 2018-09-12
star this property answer text <p>We have regular discussions with the National Police Chiefs’ Council on the issue of synthetic cannabinoids and we recognise how dangerous they can be and the devastating impact that they can have on communities, families and the individuals taking them.</p><p>That is why we acted to control these substances as class B drugs under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 in 2016, to give the police the powers they need to take action, including making possession illegal and delivering longer sentences for dealers.</p><p>This followed recommendations from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs that their harms are commensurate with other class B drugs.</p><p>However, we will continue to monitor their impact.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 170369 more like this
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less than 2018-09-12T16:04:28.47Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-12T16:04:28.47Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Double more like this