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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Temporary Accommodation 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 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 thismore than 2018-12-17T17:39:35.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford remove filter
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2018
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Religion 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 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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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford remove filter
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2018
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1012526
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star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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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 Asylum 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 consideration they have given to charging the costs of assessing asylum claims and resettling refugees in the UK against their commitment to spent 0.7 per cent of GDP on aid and development. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL11718 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 2018-12-06more like thismore than 2018-12-06
star this property answer text <p>Official Development Assistance (ODA), often referred to as overseas aid, is the internationally agreed criteria for funds provided to promote economic de-velopment and welfare.</p><p>The first twelve months of certain costs for refugees’ and asylum seekers are reported as ODA, helping us protect vulnerable people here in the UK who are escaping conflict and persecution.</p><p>The rules governing what expenditure is classified as ODA are set by the Development Assistance Committee of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and not by the UK government</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL11719 more like this
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less than 2018-12-06T16:52:21.413Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-06T16:52:21.413Z
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2018
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1012527
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star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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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 Asylum: Education 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 consideration they have given to charging the costs of education and language training for child and adult asylum seekers and refugees in the UK against their commitment to spent 0.7 per cent of GDP on aid and development. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL11719 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 2018-12-06more like thismore than 2018-12-06
star this property answer text <p>Official Development Assistance (ODA), often referred to as overseas aid, is the internationally agreed criteria for funds provided to promote economic de-velopment and welfare.</p><p>The first twelve months of certain costs for refugees’ and asylum seekers are reported as ODA, helping us protect vulnerable people here in the UK who are escaping conflict and persecution.</p><p>The rules governing what expenditure is classified as ODA are set by the Development Assistance Committee of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and not by the UK government</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL11718 more like this
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less than 2018-12-06T16:52:21.473Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-06T16:52:21.473Z
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Extremism Analysis Unit 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 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
star this property uin HL12796 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 2019-01-28more 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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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-01-28T16:25:01.633Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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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 EU Immigration: 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 assessment they have made of the report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund and International Organization for Migration, Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe Overview of Trends 2017, published on 2 May, and in particular of the report's findings that (1) in 2017, 32,963 refugee and migrant children arrived in Europe, of whom over 60 per cent were unaccompanied or separated from their families, (2) in 2017, 5,000 out of 17,000 unaccompanied children arriving in Italy went missing, and (3) in Greece, 600 unaccompanied children have been identified as street-homeless and 2,800 are in unacceptable conditions while awaiting a secure placement. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL11905 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 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
star this property answer text <p>The Government takes the welfare of unaccompanied asylum seeking children extremely seriously and is fully committed to helping and supporting the most vulnerable children affected by the migration crisis.</p><p>The UK provided protection to almost 6,400 children in 2017 and nearly 33,000 since the start of 2010. Of the 15,170 people granted asylum, protection and resettlement in the year ending September 2018, 6,394 (42%) were children. The UK currently hosts the fourth highest number of UASC in the EU.</p><p>Children present in Greece and Italy are under the responsibility of the authorities of the country where they have arrived, and it would not be appropriate for us to comment on their actions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-12-12T17:14:13.51Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-12T17:14:13.51Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
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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 Refugees: Greece more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support the government of Greece to provide prompt and humane solutions for refugees currently living in Greece. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL12464 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 2019-01-09more like thismore than 2019-01-09
star this property answer text <p>The Greek Government is responsible for ensuring the needs of refugees and migrants living in Greece are met. The UK Government is committed to supporting Greece’s efforts to manage migration effectively, which includes working with the Greek Government to support the most vulnerable.</p><p>To meet the Government’s aim of enabling the most vulnerable unaccompanied children where it was in their best interest to relocate from Europe to the UK, in December 2018, the Government removed the date criterion in the Dubs Amendment; meaning that participating States such as Greece can now refer the most vulnerable children regardless of when they arrived into Europe.</p><p>In addition, as per responses HL10488 and HL11028, we continue to provide expert staff to the EU Commission and the European Asylum Support Office teams in Greece and continue to provide interpreters to support the work of the Greek Reception and Identification Service to support Greece’s response in the island hotspots.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-01-09T11:39:11.93Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-09T11:39:11.93Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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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 Migrant Camps: Greek Islands more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 6 November (HL11028), what improved facilities have been provided in refugee camps on the Greek Aegean islands following the seconding of British experts; and to what extent any such improved facilities have reduced overcrowding. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL11466 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
star this property answer text <p>The Greek Government is responsible for running the camps in the hotspot islands, which includes making all necessary improvements to camp facilities and for taking steps to reduce overcrowding. I set out the responsibilities of the UK experts in my previous response (HL11028) as well as how the work they do interlinks with the Greek authorities.</p><p>The UK experts are seconded to the EU Commission and as a result we cannot give a running commentary on the work they carry out.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-11-27T17:19:17.213Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T17:19:17.213Z
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2018
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1019273
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum: Housing more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, under asylum accommodation contracts, they will include housing providers in the list of public authorities with a duty to refer under the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL11962 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
star this property answer text <p>The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 creates a duty on certain named public authorities to refer people to local authorities who may be at risk of becoming homeless.</p><p>Consideration has been given to making the Home Office a named public authority for these purposes in circumstances where a person is leaving asylum accommodation following a grant of refugee status. However, it was considered unnecessary to do this because asylum accommodation providers are already under a contractual duty, which predated the 2017 Act, to refer these cases to the appropriate local authority.</p><p>Asylum seekers who are granted refugee status become eligible to receive assistance with housing from their local authority in the same way as British Citizens or other permanent residents of the UK and are treated as a priority need if they have children or are considered vulnerable.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T17:39:16.797Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T17:39:16.797Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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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 Radicalism more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Senior Officials Group on Extremism exists; 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
star this property uin HL12833 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
star this property answer text <p>The Senior Officials Group on Extremism is a historical governance arrangement which no longer exists.</p><p>Ministerial oversight of the Government’s work on counter-extremism and integration exists through the Inter-Ministerial Group on Safe and Integrated Communities. This ministerial group is supported by officials.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-01-24T16:26:52.213Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-24T16:26:52.213Z
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2018
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