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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Wednesday 7 May 2014

 

Proceedings

 

on Consideration of Lords Amendments

 

Immigration Bill, As Amended


 

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Immigration Bill

 

Lords Amendment No. 18

 

Secretary Theresa May                                                                                      

Agreed to

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 

Lords Amendment accordingly Disagreed to.

 

To move the following Amendments to the words so restored to the Bill:—

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  (a)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  47,  line  40,  at end insert ‘, and

 

(c)    

the Secretary of State has reasonable grounds for believing that the

 

person is able, under the law of a country or territory outside the United

 

Kingdom, to become a national of such a country or territory.’.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  (b)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  48,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

After section 40A of the British Nationality Act 1981 insert—

 

“40B  

Review of power under section 40(4A)

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must arrange for a review of the operation of the

 

relevant deprivation power to be carried out in relation to each of the

 

following periods—

 

(a)    

the initial one year period;

 

(b)    

each subsequent three year period.

 

(2)    

The “relevant deprivation power” is the power to make orders under

 

section 40(2) to deprive persons of a citizenship status in the

 

circumstances set out in section 40(4A).


 
 

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(3)    

A review must be completed as soon as practicable after the end of the

 

period to which the review relates.

 

(4)    

As soon as practicable after a person has carried out a review in relation

 

to a particular period, the person must—

 

(a)    

produce a report of the outcome of the review, and

 

(b)    

send a copy of the report to the Secretary of State.

 

(5)    

The Secretary of State must lay before each House of Parliament a copy

 

of each report sent under subsection (4)(b).

 

(6)    

The Secretary of State may, after consultation with the person who

 

produced the report, exclude a part of the report from the copy laid before

 

Parliament if the Secretary of State is of the opinion that it would be

 

contrary to the public interest or prejudicial to national security for that

 

part of the report to be made public.

 

(7)    

The Secretary of State may—

 

(a)    

make such payments as the Secretary of State thinks appropriate

 

in connection with the carrying out of a review, and

 

(b)    

make such other arrangements as the Secretary of State thinks

 

appropriate in connection with the carrying out of a review

 

(including arrangements for the provision of staff, other

 

resources and facilities).

 

(8)    

In this section—

 

“initial one year period” means the period of one year beginning with the

 

day when section 40(4A) comes into force;

 

“subsequent three year period” means a period of three years beginning with

 

the first day after the most recent of—

 

(a)    

the initial one year period, or

 

(b)    

the most recent subsequent three year period.”’.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 16

 

Secretary Theresa May                                                                                      

Agreed to

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 

Lords Amendment accordingly Disagreed to.

 



 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 24

 

Secretary Theresa May                                                                                      

Agreed to

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 

Lords Amendment accordingly Disagreed to.

 

Lords Amendments 1 to 6 Agreed to.

 

Lords Amendment No. 6

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Sarah Teather

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  (a)

 

Parliamentary Star    

In subsection (1)(b), leave out ‘and (ii) is living in a household in the United

 

Kingdom with the child,’.

 

Sarah Teather

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  (b)

 

Parliamentary Star    

In subsection (2)(b), leave out ‘if, as a result, no relevant parent or carer would remain

 

in the United Kingdom’ and insert—

 

‘(c)    

parents must only be separated from children where this is necessary for

 

the purposes of child protection.’.

 

 

Lords Amendment 7 Agreed to.

 

Lords Amendment No. 7

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Sarah Teather

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  (a)

 

Parliamentary Star    

In subsection (3)(b), leave out ‘and (ii) is living in a household in the United

 

Kingdom with the child,’.

 

 

Lords Amendment 8 Agreed to.


 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 8

 

Sarah Teather                                                                                                  

Not selected

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 

Sarah Teather

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

To move the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of Lords Amendment 8:—

 

Not called  (a)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  2,  line  35,  at end insert the following new Clause:—

 

‘Restrictions on detention of unaccompanied children

 

(1)    

An unaccompanied child shall not be detained under Immigration Act powers.

 

(2)    

“unaccompanied child” means a person—

 

(a)    

who is under the age of 18, and

 

(b)    

who is not accompanied whilst in detention, by his or her parent or

 

another individual who has care of him or her.’.

 

 

Lords Amendments 9 to 15, 17 and 19 Agreed to.

 

Lords Amendment No. 19

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Sarah Teather

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

John McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Not called  (a)

 

Parliamentary Star    

At end add ‘, and confirms that the best interests of a child in the United Kingdom

 

continue to be a primary consideration in all cases involving childen.’.

 

 

Lords Amendments 20 to 23 and 23 to 26 Agreed to.

 


 
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