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star this property date less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading British Nationality: Children 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 is the status and citizenship of children born while overseas to (1) British nationals, and (2) those with permanent residence or indefinite leave to remain in the UK, in particular where their mothers had left the UK for more than a short holiday or visit. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL14563 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
star this property answer text <p>A child who is of the first generation born overseas to a British citizen will be a British citizen by descent. A child of a subsequent generation born over-seas will not automatically be a British citizen, but has a statutory entitlement to register as such where close ties to the UK are retained.</p><p><br>There are exceptions to this position where the parent is based overseas undertaking activities such as Crown Service.</p><p><br>A child born overseas to a person who holds either indefinite leave to remain or permanent residence will not acquire British citizenship. Where the child does not have the ability to return to the UK in their own right, then there are provisions under which a child can seek to accompany a settled or EEA parent.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-03-28T16:40:49.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-28T16:40:49.18Z
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2018
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1019274
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star this property date less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Temporary Accommodation more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that temporary accommodation provided for asylum applicants is safe, hygienic, and of a reasonable standard. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL11963 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
star this property answer text <p>Accommodation providers are required to provide safe, habitable, fit for purpose and correctly equipped accommodation that complies with the Decent Homes Standard in addition to standards outlined in relevant national or lo-cal housing legislation.</p><p>The contract requires providers to inspect each property every month and UKVI inspects a significant proportion of properties each year to ensure standards are being met. Where asylum accommodation is found to be falling short of the required standards UKVI has procedures in place to hold suppliers to account to quickly resolve the issue.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T17:39:35.517Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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2018
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1037610
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star this property date less than 2019-01-08more like thismore than 2019-01-08
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Religion more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will record the religious affiliation of asylum applicants reaching the UK, since persecution due to faith or religious conversion may be a cause of flight and grounds for granting refugee status. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL12665 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
star this property answer text <p>All asylum claims lodged in the UK are carefully considered on their individu-al merits against a background of relevant case law and up to date country information.</p><p>We ensure that claimants are given every opportunity to disclose information relevant to their claim under a Convention reason, as set out in the 1951 Refugee Convention, as part of the screening process and at substantive interview stage.</p><p>However, the Home Office does not electronically record the grounds on which an individual bases their asylum claim and so we cannot identify how many claims are made on the grounds of religious affiliation or how many have been granted for this reason. This could only be obtained at disproportionate costs.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-01-21T17:13:08.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-21T17:13:08.093Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2020-01-21more like thismore than 2020-01-21
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Children 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 how many unaccompanied children, in addition to those admitted under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016, (1) have arrived in the UK since the passage of that Act from (a) Europe, and (b) outside of Europe; and (2) how many were received by (i) hospitals, (ii) local authorities, (iii) their own families, and (iv) other carers. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL638 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2020-02-04more like thismore than 2020-02-04
star this property answer text <p>Information on the number of asylum claims lodged by unaccompanied children in each quarter, and the number of children resettled in the UK (not broken down by unaccompanied / accompanied) is available in the Home Office’s published immigration statistics - <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/848254/asylum-applications-datasets-sep-2019.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/848254/asylum-applications-datasets-sep-2019.xlsx</a>.</p><p>These statistics include the nationality of asylum claimants but not the country from which they arrived, which would only be available at disproportionate cost. In addition, the exact location of where each child is first encountered is not recorded centrally. Irrespective of where unaccompanied children first present, a local authority will assess whether they need to be provided with support under the Children Act 1989.</p><p>The Home Office also publishes information on the number of asylum claimants transferred to the UK from EU Member States under the Dublin Regulation - <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/781310/asylum5-dec-2018-tables.ods" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/781310/asylum5-dec-2018-tables.ods</a></p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name asylum-applications-datasets-sep-2019 (1).xlsx more like this
unstar this property title Asylum-applications-datasets-sep-2019.xlsx. more like this
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star this property file name asylum5-dec-2018-tables (1).xlsx more like this
unstar this property title Asylum - Dec 2018 - Tables more like this
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less than 2020-02-04T17:36:43.02Zmore like thismore than 2020-02-04T17:36:43.02Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
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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 Controls: Republic of Ireland 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 steps they are taking to reassure Irish citizens who reside in the UK that (1) their right of abode will remain, without such citizens needing to take action, and (2) they are free to return directly to the UK from overseas destinations, before and after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL13452 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>Irish citizens residing in the UK do not need to do anything to protect their status in the UK, either before or after the UK leaves the EU. They will continue to be able to enter and reside in the UK and to enjoy their existing rights as provided for by the long-standing Common Travel Area (CTA) arrangements.</p><p>The UK Government has been clear since the EU Exit Referendum that these rights will be protected. The Home Secretary reaffirmed during the second reading of the Immigration and Social Security Coordination Bill that the rights of Irish citizens to enter and remain in the UK are protected. This position has been set out in various Government publications including Northern Ireland-Ireland Position paper (August 2017) and The UK’s future skills-based immigration system White Paper (December 2018). Commu-nications for EEA nationals on what action needs to be taken after the UK has left the EU include specific messages confirming that Irish citizens are not required to take action to protect their status or entitlements.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T16:04:18.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T16:04:18.233Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
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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 Controls: Republic of Ireland 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 discussions they have had with the government of the Republic of Ireland about allowing (1) Irish, and (2) UK citizens the freedom to (a) come and go between the UK and the Republic of Ireland, and (b) seek employment and establish residence in the UK, without special formalities, both before and after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL13453 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>The Common Travel Area (CTA) arrangements allow British and Irish citizens to travel freely within the CTA without seeking permission from the authorities. They also provide for British citizens in Ireland and Irish citizens in the UK to be able to work in either country without any requirement to obtain permission from the authorities.</p><p>These arrangements pre-date membership of the EU. The UK and Ireland are working closely to protect these rights after the UK leaves the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T16:00:09.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T16:00:09.527Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
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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 Counter-terrorism and Security Act 2015 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 there will be an opportunity for post-legislative scrutiny of the effects of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL12885 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
star this property answer text <p>The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 will be subject to post-legislative scrutiny in the usual way, and the Home Office will publish a memorandum to the Home Affairs Select Committee in 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-01-30T17:03:05.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-30T17:03:05.763Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Extremism Analysis Unit more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Extremism Analysis Unit still exists within the Home Office; if so, what are its terms of reference; and to whom it reports. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
star this property answer text <p>The Extremism Analysis Unit (EAU) continues to operate within the Home Office.</p><p>The EAU has a remit to analyse extremism in this country and abroad where it has a direct impact on the UK and/or UK interests. The EAU is a cross-government resource, with government departments able to commission research and analysis. The EAU does not have any executive or police powers or any operational role, it does not take operational decisions or determine policy or strategy. It provides independent analysis to policy and operational colleagues, who are responsible for such decisions.</p><p><br>The EAU is part of the Home Office Analysis and Insight (HOAI) directorate and reports to the Director for Analysis and Insight. HOAI is part of the Home Office Crime, Policing and Fire Group (CPFG). The Home Secretary is accountable to Parliament for the work of the EAU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-01-28T16:25:01.633Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T16:25:01.633Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Drugs: Decriminalisation more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to review their policy on illegal drugs, following the decriminalisation of such drugs in many jurisdictions including parts of North and South America. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to legalise illicit drugs. There is a substantial body of scientific and medical evidence to show that controlled drugs are harmful and can damage people's mental and physical health.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T11:16:16.693Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:16:16.693Z
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2018
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1042895
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star this property date less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
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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 Counter-terrorism more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will establish an independent inquiry and review of the Prevent Scheme in relation to violent and non-violent extremism; and if so, when. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to improving the transparency of the Prevent programme which safeguards and supports vulnerable individuals to stop them becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.</p><p>To this end, the Government has accepted Lords amendment 13 to the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill to establish an independent review “on the Government strategy for supporting people vulnerable to being drawn into terrorism”. The amendment further requires the Secretary of State to publish the report and any recommendation of the review, together with the Government response, within 18 months of Royal Assent.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-01-30T16:55:51.397Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-30T16:55:51.397Z
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2018
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