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star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Innovation and Science 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 18 December 2018 to Question 203356 on Innovation and Science, and a subsequent Answer of 4 February 2019 to Question 214098, what steps are required to be taken before that report can be published. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
star this property uin 221658 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>Officials are currently working to arrange publication of the Wave 3 Science and Innovation reports and expect an announcement to be made in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-02-19T16:46:52.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1056842
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star this property date less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit 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 Work and Pensions, what proportion of full service universal credit claimants have had their claims stopped each month due to a zero award. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
star this property uin 218334 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>Below are the number/proportion of Universal Credit Full Service claims by the month of closure:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Closure Month</p></td><td><p>Number of claims closed due to zero award</p></td><td><p>As percentage of monthly caseload</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>September 2018</p></td><td><p>9,300</p></td><td><p>1.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>October 2018</p></td><td><p>11,800</p></td><td><p>1.1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><p>Claim closed count rounded to the nearest 100 and the percentages to nearest 0.1%</p><p>Where the claimant had not confirmed their address prior to the case being closed, it has not been possible to exclude a small number of UC cases from Northern Ireland.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 218335 more like this
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less than 2019-02-13T16:26:07.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T16:26:07.19Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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101516
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1056843
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many full service universal credit claimants have had their claims stopped each month due to a zero award. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
star this property uin 218335 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>Below are the number/proportion of Universal Credit Full Service claims by the month of closure:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Closure Month</p></td><td><p>Number of claims closed due to zero award</p></td><td><p>As percentage of monthly caseload</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>September 2018</p></td><td><p>9,300</p></td><td><p>1.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>October 2018</p></td><td><p>11,800</p></td><td><p>1.1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><p>Claim closed count rounded to the nearest 100 and the percentages to nearest 0.1%</p><p>Where the claimant had not confirmed their address prior to the case being closed, it has not been possible to exclude a small number of UC cases from Northern Ireland.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 218334 more like this
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less than 2019-02-13T16:26:07.25Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T16:26:07.25Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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101517
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1056845
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star this property date less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit 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 Work and Pensions, for what reasons her Department's policy changed from live service universal credit to full service universal credit to end a claim after one month of zero award. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
star this property uin 218337 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>In both Live Service and Full Service, if a Universal Credit award is reduced to zero, for example as a result of increased earnings, then the Universal Credit award will end.</p><p> </p><p>However, on Live Service if a claimant’s Universal Credit ended because earnings had reduced their award to zero and they subsequently had a change of circumstances that meant Universal Credit would become payable e.g. their earnings dropped, they would return to the same assessment period without having to make a new claim. This is as long as they made contact within 6 months of their previous award ending.</p><p> </p><p>On Full Service, if a claimant’s Universal Credit award ended and they met certain conditions, they will also return to the same assessment period, however, they will need to make a new Universal Credit claim within 6 months of their previous award ending. This new claim is quicker and easier than the one they originally made, as they will only have to tell the department about any changes of circumstances which they have experienced since their previous award ended.</p><p> </p><p>Claimants who become unemployed in a Full Service area also have to make a new claim within 7 days of their job ending (or have a good reason for not doing so) in order for them to be paid for the whole of the assessment period to which they return. If they do not, they will only receive a payment from the point they made their Universal Credit claim until the end of that assessment period.</p><p> </p><p>The changes between Live and Full Service were made for a variety of reasons including:</p><p> </p><ul><li>to simplify the process and allow the vast majority of claimants who have short term breaks in entitlement to Universal Credit to return to the same assessment period rather than just those whose Universal Credit had ended because they had entered work;</li><li>to reduce the possibility of overpayments being made; and</li><li>to ensure claimants re-engage with conditionality as quickly as possible after their job has ended.</li></ul><p>An equality analysis was produced for this change.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 218338 more like this
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less than 2019-02-13T16:40:51.193Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T16:40:51.193Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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101519
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1056846
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit 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 Work and Pensions, whether her Department has conducted an impact assessment on the change in policy from live service universal credit to full service universal credit on the automatic ending of claims after a zero award. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
star this property uin 218338 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>In both Live Service and Full Service, if a Universal Credit award is reduced to zero, for example as a result of increased earnings, then the Universal Credit award will end.</p><p> </p><p>However, on Live Service if a claimant’s Universal Credit ended because earnings had reduced their award to zero and they subsequently had a change of circumstances that meant Universal Credit would become payable e.g. their earnings dropped, they would return to the same assessment period without having to make a new claim. This is as long as they made contact within 6 months of their previous award ending.</p><p> </p><p>On Full Service, if a claimant’s Universal Credit award ended and they met certain conditions, they will also return to the same assessment period, however, they will need to make a new Universal Credit claim within 6 months of their previous award ending. This new claim is quicker and easier than the one they originally made, as they will only have to tell the department about any changes of circumstances which they have experienced since their previous award ended.</p><p> </p><p>Claimants who become unemployed in a Full Service area also have to make a new claim within 7 days of their job ending (or have a good reason for not doing so) in order for them to be paid for the whole of the assessment period to which they return. If they do not, they will only receive a payment from the point they made their Universal Credit claim until the end of that assessment period.</p><p> </p><p>The changes between Live and Full Service were made for a variety of reasons including:</p><p> </p><ul><li>to simplify the process and allow the vast majority of claimants who have short term breaks in entitlement to Universal Credit to return to the same assessment period rather than just those whose Universal Credit had ended because they had entered work;</li><li>to reduce the possibility of overpayments being made; and</li><li>to ensure claimants re-engage with conditionality as quickly as possible after their job has ended.</li></ul><p>An equality analysis was produced for this change.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 218337 more like this
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less than 2019-02-13T16:40:51.24Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T16:40:51.24Z
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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101520
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1050528
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star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Innovation and Science more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 18 December 2018 to Question 203356 on Innovation and Science, what the reason is for the delay in publication of the third wave of Science and Innovation Audits. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
star this property uin 214098 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
star this property answer text <p>The wave three reports were completed in late summer and the consortia are already using them, for example in helping to develop the Local Industrial Strategies. They will be published in due course.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-02-04T15:15:21.103Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T15:15:21.103Z
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4021
star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1035010
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star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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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 more like this
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, what assessment his Department made of the variations in national average salaries in advance of setting a £30,000 salary threshold for skilled workers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
star this property uin 205306 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-09more like thismore than 2019-01-09
star this property answer text <p>In their report, EEA migration in the UK, the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) recommended “<em>maintaining the existing salary threshold for all migrants in Tier 2”</em>. The Government will engage businesses and employers as to what salary threshold should be set.</p><p>In addition, Scotland already has a separate Shortage Occupation List (SOL) and we will invite the Migration Advisory Committee to compile such a list for Northern Ireland and consider whether the composition of the SOL needs to be different for Wales.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-01-09T16:28:54.143Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-09T16:28:54.143Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1029560
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star this property date less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Migrant Workers 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, if he will define a (a) high-skilled, (b) medium-skilled and (c) low-skilled migrant in the context of The UK's future skills-based immigration system White Paper. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
star this property uin 204528 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
star this property answer text <p>As set out in the White Paper, ‘The UK’s future skills-based immigration system’, we propose to define high, medium and lower skilled occupation by referring to the national Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) levels. High-skilled roles require skills at degree level or above (RQF 6 and above); medium-skilled require skills between A-Level and Foundation Degree, or equivalent (RQF 3-5) and lower-skilled roles include those at GCSE level or below (below RQF 3).</p><p>Occupations falling into each of these skill levels will be set out in codes of practice. The existing codes of practice for our current main immigration work route under Tier 2 can be found at Appendix J of the published immigration rules, available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-appendix-j-codes-of-practice-for-skilled-work" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-appendix-j-codes-of-practice-for-skilled-work</a></p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 204529 more like this
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less than 2019-01-07T12:59:10.213Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T12:59:10.213Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1029561
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star this property date less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Migrant Workers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what occupations would be considered (a) high-skilled, (b) medium-skilled and (c) low-skilled in the context of The UK's future skills-based immigration system White Paper. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
star this property uin 204529 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
star this property answer text <p>As set out in the White Paper, ‘The UK’s future skills-based immigration system’, we propose to define high, medium and lower skilled occupation by referring to the national Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) levels. High-skilled roles require skills at degree level or above (RQF 6 and above); medium-skilled require skills between A-Level and Foundation Degree, or equivalent (RQF 3-5) and lower-skilled roles include those at GCSE level or below (below RQF 3).</p><p>Occupations falling into each of these skill levels will be set out in codes of practice. The existing codes of practice for our current main immigration work route under Tier 2 can be found at Appendix J of the published immigration rules, available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-appendix-j-codes-of-practice-for-skilled-work" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-appendix-j-codes-of-practice-for-skilled-work</a></p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 204528 more like this
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less than 2019-01-07T12:59:10.27Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T12:59:10.27Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1029563
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star this property date less than 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigration more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which countries his Department has identified as a high risk of abuse of the immigration system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan remove filter
star this property uin 204530 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
star this property answer text <p>We use our immigration system to help mitigate a wide range of threats to the UK. Risk is used and assessed at many places within the immigration system and the risk posed by different countries is determined by looking at the full range of threats to the UK, not just immigration abuse.</p><p>Those countries where such risks may be higher will usually be subject to our visa regime and will be visa nationals. All cases are decided on the individual merits of the application.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-01-07T12:41:07.807Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T12:41:07.807Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4443
unstar this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this