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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-19more like thismore than 2018-04-19
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Visas: Peru 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 lifting in 2014 of the Schengen visa requirement for visitors from Peru and of the introduction by Peru in 2016 of biometric passports which comply with international security and control standards, whether the forthcoming Home Office review of visa requirements will restore the pre-1996 visa exemption for visitors to the UK from Peru. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL7101 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 2018-04-27more like thismore than 2018-04-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK does not participate in the Border and Immigration aspects of the Schengen Acquis and has no current plans to change the visa requirements for citizens of Peru.</p><p> </p><p>Visas are a key part of the UK’s border and national security system. The UK keeps visa regimes under regular review. A visa regime does not set a higher bar, it merely changes where a decision about entry is made.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-04-27T13:42:17.883Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-27T13:42:17.883Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins remove filter
637765
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-16more like thismore than 2016-11-16
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Public Sector: Interpreters 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 whether they intend to guarantee the residency status of non-UK EU nationals currently working as public service interpreters in the criminal justice system and the NHS, following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL3279 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 2016-11-24more like thismore than 2016-11-24
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister has been clear that she wants to protect the status of EU nationals already living and working in the UK after the UK leaves the EU, and the only circumstances in which that wouldn’t be possible is if British citizens’ rights in other EU Member States were not protected in return.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2016-11-24T16:26:20.253Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-24T16:26:20.253Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins remove filter
637767
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-16more like thismore than 2016-11-16
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Public Sector: Interpreters 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 discussions have been held between the Ministry of Justice and the Home Office about the eligibility of public service interpreters for a criminal records check at enhanced disclosure level; and what has been the outcome of those discussions. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL3280 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 2016-12-22more like thismore than 2016-12-22
star this property answer text <p>An individual who is seeking to work with children or vulnerable adults may be eligible for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, eligibility for which is set out in Part V of the Police Act 1997. Eligibility takes into account the activities and circumstances under which the person is performing the role, and not necessarily the profession.</p><p>Interpreters in certain public service positions may already be eligible for enhanced checks, for example those working within prisons or those working in certain roles with children or vulnerable adults. It is for an employer to satisfy themselves that the relevant position is eligible under the current legal provisions. Detailed guidance on eligibility is provided by the Disclosure and Barring Service.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2016-12-22T12:36:19.85Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-22T12:36:19.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford remove filter
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3829
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins remove filter
1129506
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: Teachers 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 plans they have to include teachers of all modern languages in the Shortage Occupation List for immigration purposes. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL15991 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Shortage Occupation List (SOL) is set based on advice from the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC). Last July, the Government commissioned the MAC to undertake a full review of the current composition of the SOL. That review is now complete and was published on 29 May. The Government is grateful to the MAC for a comprehensive report, the content of which we are now considering.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL15992 more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:21:06.417Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:21:06.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins remove filter
637269
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-15more like thismore than 2016-11-15
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: Teachers 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 whether they intend to guarantee the residence status of non-UK EU nationals who are currently employed as teachers of modern foreign languages in British schools and universities, following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL3194 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 2016-11-24more like thismore than 2016-11-24
star this property answer text <p>While the UK remains in the EU, EU national teaching staff will continue to have the same rights and status that they had before the referendum. The Prime Minister has been clear that she wants to protect the status of EU nationals already living and working in the UK after the UK leaves the EU, and the only circumstances in which that wouldn’t be possible is if British citizens’ rights in other EU Member States were not protected in return.</p><p>There are a number of options as to how EU migration might work once we have left. We are considering various options and it would be wrong to set out further positions at this stage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL3195 more like this
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less than 2016-11-24T16:48:44.193Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-24T16:48:44.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford remove filter
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3829
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins remove filter
637270
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-15more like thismore than 2016-11-15
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: Teachers 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, in the light of the predicted shortfall of modern foreign languages teachers by 2020, what measures they will take, in particular relating to residency status, to continue to attract EU nationals to such posts following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL3195 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 2016-11-24more like thismore than 2016-11-24
star this property answer text <p>While the UK remains in the EU, EU national teaching staff will continue to have the same rights and status that they had before the referendum. The Prime Minister has been clear that she wants to protect the status of EU nationals already living and working in the UK after the UK leaves the EU, and the only circumstances in which that wouldn’t be possible is if British citizens’ rights in other EU Member States were not protected in return.</p><p>There are a number of options as to how EU migration might work once we have left. We are considering various options and it would be wrong to set out further positions at this stage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL3194 more like this
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less than 2016-11-24T16:48:44.27Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-24T16:48:44.27Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford remove filter
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3829
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins remove filter
1129507
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: Interpreters 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 plans they have to include professionally qualified linguists wishing to work as public service interpreters in the Shortage Occupations List for immigration purposes. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL15992 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Shortage Occupation List (SOL) is set based on advice from the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC). Last July, the Government commissioned the MAC to undertake a full review of the current composition of the SOL. That review is now complete and was published on 29 May. The Government is grateful to the MAC for a comprehensive report, the content of which we are now considering.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL15991 more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T13:21:06.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T13:21:06.477Z
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4311
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3829
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins remove filter
897318
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-03more like thismore than 2018-05-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Immigration: Afghanistan 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 plans they have to enable the eligible dependents of Afghan interpreters already relocated to the UK under the Redundancy Scheme to join them in the UK without delay and without any costs to themselves. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL7549 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 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
star this property answer text <p>We have always been clear that Afghan interpreters would be able to stay in the UK with their families. The Home Secretary announced on 3 May that new Immigration Rules would be brought forward as soon as possible to ensure Afghan interpreters and their families have a route to permanent settlement. Applications will be free of charge after completing 5 years’ leave.</p><p>Working with Other Government Departments, the Home Office will also look at what can be done to improve the process for Afghan interpreters to bring to the UK those family members who remain in Afghanistan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-05-14T16:05:59.713Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-14T16:05:59.713Z
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4311
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3829
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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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 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 Her Majesty's Government what is the procedure for freelance public service interpreters and translators to apply for clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL36 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 2017-06-26more like thismore than 2017-06-26
star this property answer text <p>An individual who is seeking to work with children or vulnerable adults may be eligible for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, eligibility for which is set out in Part V of the Police Act 1997. Eligibility takes into account the activities and circumstances under which the person is performing the role, and not necessarily the profession.</p><p>Interpreters and translators in certain public service positions may accordingly already be eligible for enhanced checks, for example those working within prisons or those working in certain roles with children or vulnerable adults. It is for an employer to satisfy themselves that the relevant position is eligible under the current legal provisions. Detailed guidance on eligibility is provided by the Disclosure and Barring Service.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2017-06-26T15:39:36.363Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-26T15:39:36.363Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford remove filter
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3829
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins remove filter