make provision for granting permission to work to asylum seekers who have waited six months for a decision on their asylum application; and for connected purposes.
The Asylum Seekers (Permission to Work) (No. 2) Bill is a Presentation Bill tabled by Chris Stephens.Is this Bill currently before Parliament?
Yes. This Bill was introduced on 21 June 2021 and is currently before Parliament.Whose idea is this Bill?
As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Chris Stephens), not the Government.What type of Bill is this?
A Presentation Bill can be tabled by any MP after the fifth Wednesday of the Session. There is no limit to the number of Presentation Bills an individual MP may table.So is this going to become a law?
Presentation Bills are extremely unlikely to become law. Unless the Bill receives unanimous support from MPs and can pass 2nd Reading in the Commons without debate, it will not proceed further in the Bill process.Would you like to know more?
Next Event: 21 Jan 2022 - 2nd reading (Commons)
Last Event: 21 Jun 2021 - 1st reading (Commons)
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