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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 20th March 2007

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

UK Borders Bill


 

[THIRTEENTth and fourteenth Sittings]


 

David T. C. Davies

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  28,  page  14,  line  15,  leave out ‘of at least 12 months’.

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  42

 

Clause  28,  page  14,  line  16,  at end insert ‘or is guilty of an offence under section

 

3(1)’.

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  100

 

Clause  28,  page  14,  line  16,  at end insert ‘or is guilty of an offence under sections

 

57 to 59 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42) or section 4 of the Asylum and

 

Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (c. 19).’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Not called  59

 

Clause  28,  page  14,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

Condition 3 is that the person is convicted of an offence liable to imprisonment,

 

the commission of which took place when the person did not have valid leave to

 

remain in the United Kingdom.’.

 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Agreed to  110

 

Clause  28,  page  14,  line  28,  leave out ‘or’.

 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Agreed to  111

 

Clause  28,  page  14,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

    

‘, or

 

(c)    

section 30(4) applies.’.


 
 

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Mr James Clappison

 

Negatived on division  56

 

Clause  28,  page  14,  line  32,  at end add—

 

‘(8)    

A person convicted of an offence and made subject to a deportation order either

 

under the provisions of this section or otherwise may not be awarded

 

compensation in respect of any period spent in custody following their

 

conviction, whether the period in custody formed part of their sentence or not.’.

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Withdrawn  126

 

Clause  28,  page  14,  line  32,  at end add—

 

‘(8)    

A foreign criminal subject to a deportation order under subsection (5) shall be

 

deported not more than six months after the making of a deportation order.’.

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  127

 

Clause  28,  page  14,  line  32,  at end add—

 

‘(8)    

The Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament an annual report on the

 

operation of the provisions under this section including the number of people

 

deported under them.’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

David T. C. Davies

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

 

Negatived on division  9

 

Clause  29,  page  15,  line  4,  leave out ‘18’ and insert ‘16’.

 

Kerry McCarthy

 

Not called  115

 

Clause  29,  page  15,  line  4,  leave out ‘conviction’ and insert ‘offence’.

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not selected  138

 

Clause  29,  page  15,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

The provisions of subsection (3) notwithstanding, no person under the age of 18

 

shall be deported.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Not called  54

 

Clause  29,  page  15,  leave out lines 5 to 7.


 
 

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Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Withdrawn  137

 

Clause  29,  page  15,  line  35,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  139

 

Clause  29,  page  15,  line  38,  at end add—

 

‘(8)    

The deportation of a foreign criminal is always deemed conducive to the public

 

good, even following the application of an exception.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  140

 

Clause  30,  page  15,  leave out lines 40 and 41 and insert—

 

‘(1)    

A deportation order under section 28(5) above must be made—

 

(a)    

not less than 6 months before the first date at which a criminal could be

 

released from prison for an individual sentenced to over 12 months

 

imprisonment; or

 

(b)    

on the date a final appeal has been withdrawn or determined, or the latest

 

date on which such an appeal could be brought, for an individual

 

sentenced to less than 12 months imprisonment.’.

 

David T. C. Davies

 

Not called  10

 

Clause  30,  page  15,  line  40,  leave out from ‘made’ to end of line 41 and insert

 

‘within 14 days of conviction.’.

 

David T. C. Davies

 

Not called  11

 

Clause  30,  page  15,  line  46,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Not called  33

 

Clause  30,  page  16,  line  6,  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

Where a deportation order has not been made within one month of the end of the

 

period specified in subsection (2) above, the Secretary of State must write to the

 

judge or magistrate’s court responsible for passing the sentence of imprisonment

 

under section 28(2) in order to explain why a deportation order has not been made

 

and what action he plans to take.’.

 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Agreed to  112

 

Clause  30,  page  16,  line  6,  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

The Secretary of State may withdraw a decision that section 28(5) applies, or

 

revoke a deportation order made in accordance with section 28(5), for the purpose

 

of—


 
 

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(a)    

taking action under the Immigration Acts or rules made under section 3

 

of the Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77) (immigration rules), and

 

(b)    

subsequently taking a new decision that section 28(5) applies and making

 

a deportation order in accordance with section 28(5).’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Agreed to  113

 

Clause  31,  page  16,  leave out from beginning of line 18 to ‘a’ in line 20 and insert—

 

‘“(3A)    

Subsection (2)(j) does not apply to a decision to make a deportation order which

 

states that it is made in accordance with section 28(5) of the UK Borders Act

 

2007; but—

 

(a)    

a decision that section 28(5) applies is an immigration decision for the

 

purposes of this Part, and

 

(b)    

’.

 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Agreed to  114

 

Clause  31,  page  16,  line  24,  leave out subsections (4) and (5).

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Withdrawn  141

 

Clause  32,  page  17,  line  8,  at end add—

 

‘(6)    

An individual detained under subsections (1) and (2) above may not be detained

 

for longer than six months.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

David T. C. Davies

 

Not selected  12

 

Clause  33,  page  17,  line  15,  leave out subsection (2).

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

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UK Borders Bill, continued

 
 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  142

 

Clause  34,  page  17,  line  26,  leave out subsection (1).

 

David T. C. Davies

 

Not called  13

 

Clause  34,  page  17,  line  28,  leave out ‘does not include’ and insert ‘includes’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Not called  55

 

Clause  34,  page  17,  line  29,  leave out ‘whether or not’ and insert ‘save where’.

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  143

 

Clause  34,  page  17,  line  31,  leave out paragraph (b).

 

David T. C. Davies

 

Not called  14

 

Clause  34,  page  17,  line  31,  leave out ‘does not include’ and insert ‘includes’.

 

David T. C. Davies

 

Not called  15

 

Clause  34,  page  17,  line  38,  leave out ‘at least 12 months’ and insert ‘any length of

 

time’.

 

David T. C. Davies

 

Not called  16

 

Clause  34,  page  17,  line  41,  leave out ‘(provided that it may last for 12 months)’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

David T. C. Davies

 

Not called  17

 

Clause  35,  page  18,  line  21,  leave out from ‘(i)’ to end of line 23 and insert ‘for

 

“does not include” substitute “does include”.’.

 

David T. C. Davies

 

Not called  18

 

Clause  35,  page  18,  line  24,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

David T. C. Davies

 

Not moved  19

 

Clause  36,  page  18,  line  33,  after ‘RCPO)’, insert ‘and the Department for Work


 
 

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and Pensions’.

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  144

 

Clause  36,  page  19,  line  19,  leave out ‘or a person acting on behalf of HMRC or the

 

RCPO’.

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  145

 

Clause  36,  page  19,  line  22,  after second ‘a’, insert ‘copy of a’.

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  146

 

Clause  36,  page  19,  line  34,  after ‘authorised’, insert ‘by the Secretary of State’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  147

 

Clause  37,  page  20,  line  22,  after first ‘the’, insert ‘expressed’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  148

 

Clause  38,  page  21,  line  1,  leave out subsection (3).

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 39 Agreed to.

 


 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  151

 

Clause  40,  page  21,  line  41,  after ‘constable’, insert ‘, including a constable in the

 

UK Border Police Force established under section [Establishment of UK Border Police

 

Force],’.


 
 

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UK Borders Bill, continued

 
 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Withdrawn  149

 

Clause  40,  page  21,  line  46,  at end insert—

 

‘(iii)    

any other premises that a constable or immigration officer

 

reasonably believes to contain such documents.’.

 

Damian Green

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Not called  152

 

Clause  40,  page  22,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

The individual to whom a document found under the provisions of subsection (1)

 

relates may be liable to be removed from the United Kingdom in accordance with

 

the provisions of the Immigration Acts.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 41 to 43 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Agreed to  116

 

Schedule,  page  25,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

Race Relations Act 1976

Section 19E.’.

 
 

(c. 74)

  
 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Agreed to  117

 

Schedule,  page  25,  line  7,  column  2,  at beginning insert—

  

‘Section 34.

 
  

Section 111.’.

 
 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Agreed to  118

 

Schedule,  page  25,  line  8,  column  2,  at beginning insert—

  

‘Section 142.’.

 
 

Mr Liam Byrne

 

Agreed to  119

 

Schedule,  page  25,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

 

‘Tribunals, Courts and

In section 43(3) the word

 
 

Enforcement Act 2007

“and” after paragraph (c).’.

 

 
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