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star this property date less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
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Home Office more like this
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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 hansard heading Entry Clearances: Married People 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 her Department has made of the implications of the judgment of the Supreme Court of 22 February 2017 in MM (Lebanon) and others v SSHD [2017] UKSC10 for immigration applications. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard remove filter
star this property uin 6259 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 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The changes in Immigration Rules referred to in the Written Ministerial Statement HCWS95 give effect to the findings of the Supreme Court judgment in MM (Lebanon) &amp; Others in respect of exceptional circumstances and children’s best interests.</p><p>The temporary hold in place since 22 February 2017 on applications falling for refusal under the Immigration Rules with which the judgment was concerned will be lifted on 10 August when these changes take effect. As of 30 June 2017, there were around 5,000 such applications on hold.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis remove filter
unstar this property grouped question UIN 6255 more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T13:33:28.313Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T13:33:28.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4682
unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
754178
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
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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
star this property hansard heading Immigration 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, how many immigration applications have been paused while her Department assesses the implications of the judgment of the Supreme Court on 22 February 2017, in MM (Lebanon) and others v SSHD [2017] UKSC10; and what is the (a) longest and (b) average length of time for which those immigration applications have been paused. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard remove filter
star this property uin 6255 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 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The changes in Immigration Rules referred to in the Written Ministerial Statement HCWS95 give effect to the findings of the Supreme Court judgment in MM (Lebanon) &amp; Others in respect of exceptional circumstances and children’s best interests.</p><p>The temporary hold in place since 22 February 2017 on applications falling for refusal under the Immigration Rules with which the judgment was concerned will be lifted on 10 August when these changes take effect. As of 30 June 2017, there were around 5,000 such applications on hold.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis remove filter
unstar this property grouped question UIN 6259 more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T13:33:28.267Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T13:33:28.267Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4682
unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
765298
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-06more like thismore than 2017-10-06
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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 hansard heading Refugees: Children 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 the average time is from point of application to completion for an unaccompanied minor under the Dublin III treaty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard remove filter
star this property uin 105472 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 2017-10-17more like thismore than 2017-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The Dublin III Regulation is a long-standing mechanism between EU Member States to determine responsibility for examining asylum claims. It is not an application route for transfer to the UK. At present we do not publish data on cases covered by the Dublin Regulation. Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency, regularly publishes Member State figures, which can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Dublin_statistics_on_countries_responsible_for_asylum_application" target="_blank">http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Dublin_statistics_on_countries_responsible_for_asylum_application</a></p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to publishing regular updates on the number of unaccompanied asylum seeking children transferred to the UK from Europe, including those transferred under the Dublin III Regulation. This data will be published in the coming months.</p><p> </p><p>Under the Dublin III Regulation, the UK has two months from receiving a request from another participating Member State to accept or reject responsibility for processing the asylum claim. Within this two month period, the Home Office will undertake a number of mandatory checks, including security and a local authority assessment. Where possible, the Home Office will decide cases ahead of the two month deadline.</p><p> </p><p>Once a Dublin request has been accepted, the Regulation provides that the sending Member State has six months to enact the transfer. The Home Office works closely with EU Member State partners to enact transfers as soon as possible and ahead of the six month timeframe.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis remove filter
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less than 2017-10-17T15:21:52.613Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-17T15:21:52.613Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4682
unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
765303
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-06more like thismore than 2017-10-06
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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 hansard heading Undocumented Migrants: Calais 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, how much funding has been provided to French authorities for (a) security fencing and (b) policing in Calais. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard remove filter
star this property uin 105470 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 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
star this property answer text <p>Since the commencement of the Joint Fund in November 2014, approximately 50.2 million Euros has been used to build or enhance fencing at the juxtaposed controls in France.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has not provided funding for French policing in the Calais area.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis remove filter
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less than 2017-10-16T15:08:10.36Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-16T15:08:10.36Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4682
unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
765312
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-06more like thismore than 2017-10-06
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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 hansard heading Refugees: Children 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, how many applications from unaccompanied children her Department is considering under the Dublin III Regulation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard remove filter
star this property uin 105617 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 2017-10-17more like thismore than 2017-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The Dublin III Regulation is a long-standing mechanism between EU Member States to determine responsibility for examining asylum claims. It is not an application route for transfer to the UK. At present we do not publish data on cases covered by the Dublin Regulation. Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency, regularly publishes Member State figures, which can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Dublin_statistics_on_countries_responsible_for_asylum_application" target="_blank">http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Dublin_statistics_on_countries_responsible_for_asylum_application</a></p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to publishing regular updates on the number of unaccompanied asylum seeking children transferred to the UK from Europe, including those transferred under the Dublin III Regulation. This data will be published in the coming months.</p><p> </p><p>Under the Dublin III Regulation, the UK has two months from receiving a request from another participating Member State to accept or reject responsibility for processing the asylum claim. Within this two month period, the Home Office will undertake a number of mandatory checks, including security and a local authority assessment. Where possible, the Home Office will decide cases ahead of the two month deadline.</p><p> </p><p>Once a Dublin request has been accepted, the Regulation provides that the sending Member State has six months to enact the transfer. The Home Office works closely with EU Member State partners to enact transfers as soon as possible and ahead of the six month timeframe.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis remove filter
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less than 2017-10-17T15:43:21.773Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-17T15:43:21.773Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4682
unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
769904
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star this property date less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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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 hansard heading Refugees: Children 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 steps her Department is taking to ensure that family reunion provisions for unaccompanied children are not restricted in the event that the UK ceases to be bound by the Dublin III regulation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard remove filter
star this property uin 107528 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 2017-10-18more like thismore than 2017-10-18
star this property answer text <p>The UK strongly supports the principle of family unity and there are already legal routes for families to be reunited safely that are not dependent on our EU membership. The UK’s family reunion policy is generous; we have granted over 24,000 family reunion visas over the last five years. Further, children recognised by UNHCR as refugees can join close family members here in the UK through our Mandate resettlement scheme.</p><p>Unaccompanied children cannot make applications for family reunification under the Dublin Regulation. The Dublin Regulation is a mechanism to determine the Member State responsible for the consideration of an asylum claim; it is not, and never has been, a family reunification route in itself. The Immigration Rules provide for family reunion and allow extended family members to sponsor children where there are serious and compelling circumstances. The Immigration Rules are entirely separate from the Dublin Regulation, and will remain in force when the UK leaves the European Union.</p><p>We expect cooperation on asylum and migration with our European partners to continue after the UK leaves the EU, and will discuss the exact nature of this cooperation in the negotiations.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis remove filter
unstar this property grouped question UIN 107529 more like this
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less than 2017-10-18T15:03:24.477Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-18T15:03:24.477Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4682
unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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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 hansard heading Refugees: Children more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether applications by unaccompanied children for family reunion in the UK under the provisions of the Dublin III Regulation that had not been completed by the time the UK leaves the EU will be completed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard remove filter
star this property uin 107529 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 2017-10-18more like thismore than 2017-10-18
star this property answer text <p>The UK strongly supports the principle of family unity and there are already legal routes for families to be reunited safely that are not dependent on our EU membership. The UK’s family reunion policy is generous; we have granted over 24,000 family reunion visas over the last five years. Further, children recognised by UNHCR as refugees can join close family members here in the UK through our Mandate resettlement scheme.</p><p>Unaccompanied children cannot make applications for family reunification under the Dublin Regulation. The Dublin Regulation is a mechanism to determine the Member State responsible for the consideration of an asylum claim; it is not, and never has been, a family reunification route in itself. The Immigration Rules provide for family reunion and allow extended family members to sponsor children where there are serious and compelling circumstances. The Immigration Rules are entirely separate from the Dublin Regulation, and will remain in force when the UK leaves the European Union.</p><p>We expect cooperation on asylum and migration with our European partners to continue after the UK leaves the EU, and will discuss the exact nature of this cooperation in the negotiations.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis remove filter
unstar this property grouped question UIN 107528 more like this
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less than 2017-10-18T15:03:24.553Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-18T15:03:24.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4682
unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this