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13

 

House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 7 November 2013

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Immigration Bill


 

[SEVENth AND EIGHTH Sittings]


 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

Withdrawn  49

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  7,  after ‘Chapter’, insert ‘subject to the provisions set out

 

in section [Consultation with the devolved administrations]’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

Negatived on division  50

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  7,  after ‘Chapter’, insert ‘subject to the provisions set out

 

in section [Pilot of residential housing provisions]’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

Not selected  25

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  24,  leave out ‘order’ and insert ‘regulations’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

Not selected  26

 

Clause  15,  page  15,  line  27,  at end add—

 

‘(8)    

Regulations under subsection (6)—

 

(a)    

shall be made by statutory instrument, and

 

(b)    

may not be made unless a draft has been laid before, and approved by

 

resolution of, each House of Parliament.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 7 November 2013        

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

Withdrawn  30

 

Schedule  3,  page  55,  line  22,  after ‘hostel’, insert ‘night shelter or domestic

 

women’s refuge’.

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

Withdrawn  31

 

Schedule  3,  page  56,  line  35,  leave out paragraph 8.

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Meg Hillier

 

Withdrawn  59

 

Schedule  3,  page  57,  line  4,  leave out from ‘building’ to the end of line 26 and

 

insert ‘between—

 

(a)    

a landlord, as defined in paragraph 3 of section 15; and

 

(b)    

one of the following—

 

(i)    

an applicant for a Tier 4 visa holding a certificate of acceptance

 

of studies issued by an authority-funded educational institution;

 

or

 

(ii)    

an applicant for a student visitor visa for a period longer than six

 

months.’.

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 

Clause 16 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Agreed to  10

 

Clause  17,  page  16,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

A landlord is to be taken to “authorise” an adult to occupy premises in the

 

circumstances mentioned in subsection (1) if (and only if) there is a contravention

 

of this section.’.

 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Agreed to  11

 

Clause  17,  page  17,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

A contravention of this section does not affect the validity or enforceability of any

 

provision of a residential tenancy agreement by virtue of any rule of law relating

 

to the validity or enforceability of contracts in circumstances involving

 

illegality.’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 18 Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 7 November 2013        

15

 

Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Meg Hillier

 

Withdrawn  52

 

Clause  19,  page  18,  line  9,  at end insert ‘or

 

(c)    

an “in time” application for leave to remain has been made and the agent

 

has secured—

 

(i)    

a letter confirming the application from an accredited legal

 

representative, and

 

(ii)    

proof of delivery.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 20 Agreed to.

 


 

Meg Hillier

 

Not called  53

 

Clause  21,  page  19,  line  18,  after ‘into’ insert ‘or

 

(b)    

an “in time” application for leave to remain has been made and the

 

landlord has secured—

 

(i)    

a letter confirming the application from an accredited legal

 

representative, and

 

(ii)    

proof of delivery.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 22 and 23 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

Withdrawn  27

 

Clause  24,  page  21,  line  42,  leave out paragraph (c).

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Helen Jones

 

Phil Wilson

 

Not called  28

 

Clause  24,  page  22,  line  7,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 25 and 26 Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 7 November 2013        

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

John Robertson

 

Withdrawn  56

 

Clause  27,  page  23,  line  43,  at end insert—

 

‘(ba)    

the responsibility for agents to inform landlords, where the agent takes

 

over management of the property, that an agreement should be made over

 

the responsible party for immigration checks.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 28 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Agreed to  12

 

Clause  29,  page  25,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

If the draft of an instrument containing an order under or in connection with this

 

Chapter would, apart from this subsection, be a hybrid instrument for the

 

purposes of the standing orders of either House of Parliament, it is to proceed in

 

that House as if it were not a hybrid instrument.’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clauses 30 to 32 Agreed to.

 


 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Withdrawn  37

 

Clause  33,  page  27,  line  24,  after ‘charge’, insert ‘for—

 

(i)    

holders of tier 4 student visas and student visitor visas;

 

(ii)    

a person who has made National Insurance payments for two

 

financial years; and

 

(iii)    

other groups that the Secretary of State may specify in the

 

order.’.

 

Meg Hillier

 

Withdrawn  54

 

Clause  33,  page  27,  line  24,  after ‘charge’, insert ‘for those needing treatment for

 

HIV, TB and other communicable diseases as agreed by the Secretary of State for wider

 

public health benefit.’.

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Meg Hillier

 

Not called  57

 

Clause  33,  page  27,  line  24,  after ‘charge’, insert ‘including but not limited to—

 

(i)    

applicants for a Tier 4 visa holding a certificate of acceptance of

 

studies issued by an authority-funded educational institution;

 

and

 

(ii)    

applicants for student visitor visas for a period longer than six

 

months.’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 7 November 2013        

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Meg Hillier

 

Not called  55

 

Clause  33,  page  27,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(g)    

exempt pregnant women from the charge.’.

 

Helen Jones

 

Mr David Hanson

 

Phil Wilson

 

Withdrawn  51

 

Clause  33,  page  27,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

The Government shall, 12 months from Royal Assent of this Act, lay before the

 

House a report on the sums collected under this section and the expenditure

 

thereof.’.

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Meg Hillier

 

Not called  58

 

Clause  33,  page  27,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

‘“authority-funded” has the meaning given by Regulation 4(a) of the

 

Education (Student Support and European University Institute)

 

(Amendment) Regulations 2013.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 12 November at 8.55 am


 
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