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House of Commons


Thursday 22 October 2015


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Immigration Bill


[Third and Fourth Sittings]


James Brokenshire


That the Order of the Committee of 20 October be amended by making the following


amendments to the Table in paragraph (2)—


  (1) in the second entry for Thursday 22 October, in the third column, at the end insert


      “; No Recourse to Public Funds Network”;


  (2) in the third entry for that day, in the second column, for “3.30pm” substitute




  (3) in the fourth entry for that day, in the second column, for “4.30pm” substitute




Agreed to



The following witnesses gave oral evidence:


Adrian Berry, Chair, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association; Manjit Gill QC, Barrister,


Head of the International Human Rights Law Group, No5 Chambers; Jerome Phelps, Director,


Detention Action; Don Flynn, Director, Migrants’ Rights Network; Colin Yeo, Barrister, Garden


Court Chambers.


Councillor David Simmonds, Chairman of the Asylum, Migration and Refugee Task Group, Local


Government Association; Paul Greenhalgh, Chair, Asylum Task Force, Association of Directors


of Children’s Services; Henry St Clair Miller, Manager, No Recourse to Public Funds Network.


Paul Grady, Legal Officer, UNHCR; Karl Pike, Refugee Policy and Advocacy Manager, British


Red Cross; Andrew Hewett, Development Manager Refugee Services, British Red Cross.


Saira Grant, Chief Executive, Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants; Steve Symonds,


Refugee and Migrant Rights Progamme Director; Amnesty; Rebecca Hilsenrath, Interim Chief


Executive and Chief Legal Officer, Equality and Human Rights Commission; Keith Ashcroft,


Senior Managing Lawyer, Equality and Human Rights Commission; Rachel Robinson, Policy


Officer, Liberty.



[Adjourned until Tuesday 27 October at 9.30am



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