Asylum Seekers (Return to Safe Countries) Bill 2021-22


require asylum seekers who have arrived in the United Kingdom from a safe country to be immediately returned to that country; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)

What is this Bill?

The Asylum Seekers (Return to Safe Countries) Bill is a Presentation Bill tabled by Peter Bone.

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 (Peter Bone), 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?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Presentation Bill, Private Members Bill, Process of a Bill

Sponsor: Peter Bone (CON)

Official Bill Page

Next Event: 28 Jan 2022 - 2nd reading (Commons)

Last Event: 21 Jun 2021 - 1st reading (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

Latest Key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

28/01/2022
2nd reading (Commons)
08/09/2021
Bill
Bill 79 2021-22 (as introduced)
21/06/2021
1st reading (Commons)