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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 10 November 2015

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Immigration Bill


 

[Thirteenth and Fourteenth Sittings]


 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sue Hayman

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Withdrawn  224

 

Schedule  6,  page  91,  line  37,  leave out “before the end of such period as may be

 

prescribed.”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sue Hayman

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not called  225

 

Schedule  6,  page  92,  line  6,  leave out from “, or” to end of line 8

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  97

 

Schedule  6,  page  92,  line  41,  leave out “VI”” and insert “VI and section 141””

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sue Hayman

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Negatived on division  226

 

Schedule  6,  page  93,  line  37,  leave out sub-paragraph (5)


 
 

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sue Hayman

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Negatived on division  227

 

Schedule  6,  page  93,  line  38,  leave out from “provided)” to end of line 39, and

 

insert—

 

“(a)    

the heading becomes “Support for asylum-seekers, etc”, and

 

(b)    

insert after subsection (8)—

 

  “(8A)  

The weekly cash payment set out in Regulation 2(2) of the

 

Asylum Support (Amendment No.3) Regulations 2015 No.

 

1501 for each individual is increased to no less than 60% of

 

the rate of Income Support payable to single adults aged 25

 

or over.””

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  98

 

Schedule  6,  page  96,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

    “( )  

After subsection (7) insert—

 

“(8)    

A tenancy is not a Scottish secure tenancy (within the meaning of the

 

Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 10)) if it is granted in order to

 

provide accommodation under section 95A.

 

(9)    

A tenancy which would be a Scottish secure tenancy but for subsection

 

(8) becomes a Scottish secure tenancy if the landlord notifies the

 

tenant that it is to be regarded as such.””

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  99

 

Schedule  6,  page  98,  line  15,  leave out from beginning to “Omit” in line 21 and

 

insert “In the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006,”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sue Hayman

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Negatived on division  228

 

Schedule  6,  page  100,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“(43A)  

The Immigration Act 1971 is amended as follows.

 

  (43B)  

After section 3(9) (general provisions for regulation and control) insert—

 

  “(10)  

In making rules under subsection (2), the Secretary of State must

 

have regard to the following.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 10 November 2015        

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

    (11)  

Rules must provide for persons seeking asylum, within the meaning

 

of the rules, to apply to the Secretary of State for permission to take

 

up employment and that permission must be granted if—

 

(a)    

a decision has not been taken on the applicant’s asylum

 

application within six months of the date on which it was

 

recorded, or

 

(b)    

an individual makes further submissions which raise

 

asylum grounds and a decision on that fresh claim or to

 

refuse to treat such further submissions as a fresh claim has

 

not been taken within six months of the date on which they

 

were recorded.

 

    (12)  

Permission for a person seeking asylum to take up employment

 

shall be on terms no less favourable than those upon which

 

permission is granted to a person recognised as a refugee to take up

 

employment.””

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  100

 

Schedule  6,  page  100,  line  31,  at end insert “, and

 

( )    

any dependant of a person within paragraph (a), (b) or (c).”

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  101

 

Schedule  6,  page  100,  line  38,  at end insert—

 

    “( )  

On and after the day on which paragraphs 1 and 2 come into force, section 4

 

of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 has effect in relation to persons

 

within sub-paragraph (1) as if in subsection (11)(b) the word “not” were

 

omitted.”

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  102

 

Schedule  6,  page  100,  line  38,  at end insert—

 

    “( )  

In this paragraph “dependant” has the same meaning as in Part 6 of the

 

Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (see section 94 of that Act).”

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  103

 

Schedule  6,  page  101,  line  5,  at end insert “, and

 

( )    

any dependant of a person within paragraph (a), (b) or (c).”

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  104

 

Schedule  6,  page  101,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

    “( )  

In this paragraph “dependant” has the same meaning as in Part 6 of the

 

Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (see section 94 of that Act).”

 

Schedule, as amended, Agreed to on division.

 

Clause 35 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 7 Agreed to.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 10 November 2015        

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Clause 36 Agreed to.

 


 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  105

 

Schedule  8,  page  107,  line  34,  leave out sub-paragraphs (ii) and (iii)

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  106

 

Schedule  8,  page  108,  line  9,  leave out “28A” and insert “28A(3)”

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  107

 

Schedule  8,  page  109,  line  26,  after “before” insert “an immigration officer,”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Withdrawn  229

 

Schedule  8,  page  109,  line  35,  at beginning insert—

 

    “( )  

Hot pursuit can only be commenced when a ship is in United Kingdom

 

waters.”

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  108

 

Schedule  8,  page  111,  leave out lines 21 to 24

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Withdrawn  236

 

Schedule  8,  page  113,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

If in the course of questioning or otherwise a person expresses to or in the

 

presence of an immigration officer, a fear of return that may be a claim for asylum

 

then the person shall be taken to the UK for that case to be considered.”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 10 November 2015        

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Withdrawn  230

 

Schedule  8,  page  114,  line  9,  leave out “elsewhere” and insert “, at port or as

 

conveniently as possible thereafter”

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  109

 

Schedule  8,  page  114,  line  17,  leave out “detain” and insert “retain”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not called  233

 

Schedule  8,  page  114,  line  22,  leave out “elsewhere” and insert “, at port or as

 

conveniently as possible thereafter”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not selected  247

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Schedule  8,  page  115,  line  4,  leave out “elsewhere” and insert “, at port or as

 

conveniently as possible thereafter”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not selected  250

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Schedule  8,  page  115,  line  41,  leave out “elsewhere” and insert “, at port or as

 

conveniently as possible thereafter”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 10 November 2015        

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not called  239

 

Schedule  8,  page  116,  leave out lines 4 to 6

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not called  242

 

Schedule  8,  page  116,  leave out lines 13 to 18

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not called  237

 

Schedule  8,  page  118,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

If in the course of questioning or otherwise a person expresses to or in the

 

presence of an immigration officer, a fear of return that may be a claim for asylum

 

then the person shall be taken to the UK for that case to be considered.”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not called  231

 

Schedule  8,  page  118,  line  32,  leave out “elsewhere” and insert “, at port or as

 

conveniently as possible thereafter”

 

James Brokenshire

 

Agreed to  110

 

Schedule  8,  page  118,  line  40,  leave out “detain” and insert “retain”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 10 November 2015        

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Immigration Bill, continued

 
 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not called  234

 

Schedule  8,  page  118,  line  45,  leave out “elsewhere” and insert “, at port or as

 

conveniently as possible thereafter”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not selected  248

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Schedule  8,  page  119,  line  26,  leave out “elsewhere” and insert “, at port or as

 

conveniently as possible thereafter”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not selected  251

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Schedule  8,  page  120,  line  19,  leave out “elsewhere” and insert “, at port or as

 

conveniently as possible thereafter”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Sarah Champion

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Kate Hollern

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

Sue Hayman

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Not called  240

 

Schedule  8,  page  120,  leave out lines 26 to 28


 
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