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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 29 October 2013

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Immigration Bill


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Agreed to

 

That the Resolution of the Programming Sub-Committee of Thursday 24 October be

 

amended as follows.

 

     (a) In the Table, in the third entry for Tuesday 29 October leave out “Immigration

 

         Law  Practitioners’ Association”.

 

     (b) In the Table, after the last entry for Tuesday 29 October, insert the following

 

         entry:

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 29

Until no later

Immigration Law Practitioners’

 
 

October

than 4.30 pm

Association

 
 


 

Mr Mark Harper

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 8.55 am on Tuesday 29

 

October) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 29 October;

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 31 October;

 

(c)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 5 November;

 

(d)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 7 November;

 

(e)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 12 November;

 

(f)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 19 November;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 29 October 2013        

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

      TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 29

Until no later

Professor J Meirion Thomas, The

 
 

October

than 9.45 am

Royal Marsden; Jacqueline

 
   

Bishop, Brighton and Sussex

 
   

University Trust and co-chair of

 
   

the Overseas Visitors Advisory

 
   

Group, NHS

 
 

Tuesday 29

Until no later

British Medical Association; Royal

 
 

October

than 10.45 am

College of General Practitioners;

 
   

Academy of Medical Royal

 
   

Colleges

 
 

Tuesday 29

Until no later

MigrationWatch UK

 
 

October

than 11.25 am

  
 

Tuesday 29

Until no later

National Landlords Association;

 
 

October

than 3.00 pm

Residential Landlords Association;

 
   

UK Association of Lettings Agents

 
 

Tuesday 29

Until no later

Crisis

 
 

October

than 3.30 pm

  
 

Tuesday 29

Until no later

Universities UK

 
 

October

than 4.00 pm

  
 

Tuesday 29

Until no later

Immigration Law Practitioners’

 
 

October

than 4.30 pm

Association

 
 

Thursday 31

Until no later

JUSTICE

 
 

October

than 12.00

  
  

noon

  
 

Thursday 31

Until no later

Liberty

 
 

October

than 12.30 pm

  
 

Thursday 31

Until no later

Joint Council for the Welfare of

 
 

October

than 1.00 pm

Immigrants

 
 

Thursday 31

Until no later

Home Office

 
 

October

than 2.45 pm

  
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clauses 1 and 2; Schedule 1; Clauses 3 to 8; Schedule 2;

 

Clauses 9 to 15; Schedule 3; Clauses 16 to 47; Schedule 4; Clauses 48 to 53;

 

Schedule 5; Clauses 54 to 57; Schedule 6; Clause 58; Schedule 7; Clauses 59

 

to 62; Schedule 8; Clauses 63 to 66; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining

 

proceedings on the Bill; and

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 19 November.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 29 October 2013        

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Mark Harper

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication

 

Agreed to

 


 

Mr Mark Harper

 

That at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 

Agreed to

 


 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

Professor J Meirion Thomas, Senior Surgeon and Professor of Surgical Oncology, The

 

Royal Marsden;

 

Jacqueline Bishop, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust and Co-Chair of the

 

Overseas Visitors Advisory Group, NHS;

 

Professor Vivienne Nathanson, British Medical Association;

 

Clare Gerada, Chair, Royal College of General Practitioners;

 

Professor Terence Stephenson, Academy Chairman, Academy of Medical Royal

 

Colleges;

 

Sir Andrew Green, MigrationWatch UK;

 

Matthew Pollard, Executive Director, MigrationWatch UK;

 

Carolyn Uphill, Chairman, National Landlords Association;

 

Richard Jones, Policy Director, Residential Landlords Association;

 

Caroline Kenny, Executive, UK Association of Letting Agents;

 

Katherine Sacks-Jones, Head of Policy and Campaigns, Crisis;

 

Professor Colin Riordan, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cardiff and Chair of

 

Universities UK’s International Policy Network, Universities UK;

 

Jo Attwooll, Policy Adviser, International Policy, Universities UK;

 

Adrian Berry, Chair, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association.

 

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am


 
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