|Home Affairs - Second Report|
Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 13 January 2004.
Terms of Reference
ASYLUM PROCESS: AN OVERVIEW
ASYLUM PROCESSES LEVEL 1 OVERVIEW
2 THE ASYLUM PROCESS: AN OVERVIEW
IN ASYLUM APPLICATIONS
The level of applications to the UK
Why do people seek asylum in Europe?
Why do people seek asylum in the UK?
RESPONSES TO THE RISE IN APPLICATIONS
The backlog: how it came about
Tackling the backlog
Improving the processing of applications
The quality of initial decision-making
Processing of applications: conclusions
The recent reduction in applicationsand
OF SUPPORT PROVIDED TO ASYLUM SEEKERS
The asylum support system
Right to work
Section 55 of the 2002 Act
The welfare of non-returnable asylum seekers
MIGRATION AND ILLEGAL WORKING
Some recent developments within the EU
Differing definitions of refugee
The need for Europe-wide consistency on asylum
Transit processing centres and 'zones of
The UK's acceptance of quotas of refugees
Addressing the root causes of migration
Schemes for the segregation of asylum
Detention of all asylum seekers?
An offshore processing centre?
Segregation schemes: conclusions
A European Refugee Authority?
Changes to the Treaties?
More radical options: overall conclusions
CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
LIST OF WRITTEN EVIDENCE
LIST OF UNPRINTED WRITTEN EVIDENCE
(ORAL AND WRITTEN EVIDENCE PUBLISHED IN VOLUME II)
REPORTS FROM THE HOME AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
MINUTES OF EVIDENCE - VOLUME II (HC 218-II)
WRITTEN EVIDENCE - VOLUME II (HC 218-II)