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Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Mon 17 Jan 2022
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Stuart C McDonald (SNP - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East) The Home Secretary sending in the Royal Navy against small boats full of refugees and asylum seekers - Speech Link
2: Laurence Robertson (CON - Tewkesbury) This country has a proud record of accepting refugees and treating asylum seekers fairly, and long may - Speech Link
3: Kevin Foster (CON - Torbay) Government and I will continue to focus on our work to reform and update the system, to ensure it offers resettlement - Speech Link
4: Paul Blomfield (LAB - Sheffield Central) Last week, at a briefing for Members with the Minister for Afghan Resettlement, Home Office officials - Speech Link
5: Kevin Foster (CON - Torbay) To be clear, the wider immigration system obviously operates separately from the Afghan citizens resettlement - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Afghanistan: Humanitarian Crisis - Thu 13 Jan 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (CON - Life peer) specifics, I assure the noble Baroness that we are working with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - Speech Link
2: Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (CON - Life peer) The recent announcement by the Minister for Afghan Resettlement outlined the various schemes and the - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Afghanistan: Humanitarian Crisis - Wed 12 Jan 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) Since the evacuation, as the Minister for Afghan Resettlement, my hon. - Speech Link
2: Nusrat Ghani (CON - Wealden) What conversations has the Minister had with Pakistan, which I think is already taking the most Afghan refugees - Speech Link
3: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) The Minister for Afghan Resettlement made a statement on the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme last - Speech Link
4: Bob Blackman (CON - Harrow East) Therefore, the Afghan resettlement scheme has come as a big disappointment to all those families. - Speech Link
5: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) The Afghan citizens resettlement scheme was announced by the Minister responsible, my hon. - Speech Link
6: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) Lady to continue to work with the Minister for Afghan Resettlement on individual cases. - Speech Link
7: Claire Hanna (SDLP - Belfast South) have received, that the Northern Ireland Executive are ready and willing to accept a large number of refugees - Speech Link
8: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) Friend the Minister for Afghan Resettlement on any individual issues that constituents may face. - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme - Thu 06 Jan 2022
Ministry of Justice

Mentions:
1: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) scheme, and for how our Government have conveyed the compassion that is needed for the Afghan refugees - Speech Link
2: Bambos Charalambous (LAB - Enfield, Southgate) playing a role in referring refugees in need of resettlement who fled Afghanistan, but I am interested - Speech Link
3: Fiona Bruce (CON - Congleton) will refer refugees to the scheme, based on assessments of protection need. - Speech Link
4: Anne McLaughlin (SNP - Glasgow North East) scheme, with early figures suggesting that 20,000 refugees would be brought to safety. - Speech Link
5: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) We have done it before with Syrian refugees. - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme - Thu 06 Jan 2022
Ministry of Justice

Mentions:
1: Victoria Atkins (CON - Louth and Horncastle) From the spring, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will refer refugees in need of resettlement - Speech Link
2: Yvette Cooper (LAB - Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford) On the resettlement scheme, at the heart of the Minister’s statement appears to be the announcement that - Speech Link
3: Duncan Baker (CON - North Norfolk) The Afghan citizens resettlement scheme is clearly one of the most generous in the world, as my hon. - Speech Link
4: Siobhan Baillie (CON - Stroud) Friend clarify what happens to those cases being held by the MOD now that the new resettlement scheme - Speech Link
5: Nickie Aiken (CON - Cities of London and Westminster) to make it known that it is desperately keen to support the Government in skills and jobs for Afghan refugees - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Refugees: Mass Displacement - Thu 06 Jan 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB - Life peer) Seven years ago, I opened a Cross-Bench debate on the challenge posed by the wave of refugees leaving - Speech Link
2: Lord Harries of Pentregarth (CB - Life peer) and reforming the global humanitarian situation: the Global Compact on Refugees. - Speech Link
3: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (CON - Life peer) Smith, the noble Lord, Lord Alton, and a number of other noble Lords, the Government’s Afghan citizens resettlement - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Nationality and Borders Bill
2nd reading - Wed 05 Jan 2022
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Wolfson of Tredegar (CON - Life peer) Our Afghan citizens resettlement scheme aims to welcome a total of 20,000 people.Against that background - Speech Link
2: Lord Rosser (LAB - Life peer) Where is the provision for a safe resettlement scheme for Afghanistan, which has been promised but not - Speech Link
3: Lord Bishop of Durham (Bishops - Bishops) We must build on our proud history of resettlement for the future. - Speech Link
4: Lord Blunkett (LAB - Life peer) If you promise that there will be other resettlement routes—other than for Hong Kong and those who are - Speech Link
5: Lord Hylton (CB - Excepted Hereditary) However, I give the Government credit for proposing the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme.Recently, - Speech Link
6: Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate (CON - Life peer) I was responsible for implementing the Bosnian refugee resettlement programme in the 1990s, which was - Speech Link
7: Baroness Neuberger (CB - Life peer) For many of these nationals, there is no legal refugee resettlement route to the UK. - Speech Link
8: Earl of Sandwich (CB - Excepted Hereditary) , the various UNHCR resettlement programmes offering safe passage and family reunion, after a lot of - Speech Link
9: Lord Coaker (LAB - Life peer) refugees, not real refugees. - Speech Link
10: Baroness Williams of Trafford (CON - Life peer) We have just resettled more than 20,000 people through the vulnerable persons resettlement scheme and - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Christmas Adjournment - Thu 16 Dec 2021
No Department present

Mentions:
1: Bob Blackman (CON - Harrow East) We rightly made promises and commitments, but unfortunately the resettlement scheme is still not available - Speech Link
2: Bob Stewart (CON - Beckenham) We might find we had a heck of a lot more refugees—and they would be refugees; they are not displaced - Speech Link
3: Fleur Anderson (LAB - Putney) What is happening with the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme? - Speech Link
4: Sarah Owen (LAB - Luton North) Now my team are asking for details about the Afghan resettlement scheme so that they can pass that hope - Speech Link
5: Chris Stephens (SNP - Glasgow South West) Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman) mentioned the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme and ensuring - Speech Link
6: Jessica Morden (LAB - Newport East) Member for Harrow East about the need for the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme. - Speech Link
7: Stuart Andrew (CON - Pudsey) Member to mention the Afghanistan resettlement scheme. - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Asylum Seeker Accommodation: RAF Manston - Wed 15 Dec 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Holly Lynch (LAB - Halifax) Given that this Government have promised the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme, why has the scheme - Speech Link
2: Tom Pursglove (CON - Corby) Friend the Minister for Afghan Resettlement to provide an update to the shadow Minister. - Speech Link
3: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) Can the Minister outline further what measures are in place to deliver education and training for the refugees - Speech Link


Written Statements
Afghanistan: Humanitarian Situation - Wed 15 Dec 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: James Cleverly (CON - Braintree) including the World Food Programme, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Human Rights Day - Tue 14 Dec 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) Just today I applied to the Backbench Business Committee for a debate on the Afghan resettlement scheme - Speech Link
2: Debbie Abrahams (LAB - Oldham East and Saddleworth) Given that it is now four months since the Afghan resettlement scheme was announced and it still has - Speech Link
3: Vicky Ford (CON - Chelmsford) Around one in five refugees will experience sexual violence, and a UK-funded study in South Sudan found - Speech Link


Written Statements
Intergovernmental Relations: Third Quarterly Report - Tue 14 Dec 2021
Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities

Mentions:
1: Michael Gove (CON - Surrey Heath) partnerships between UK and devolved Administrations on net zero, covid-19 response and recovery, the resettlement - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees - Thu 09 Dec 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Hannay of Chiswick (CB - Life peer) what the United Kingdom’s contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees - Speech Link
2: Baroness Deech (CB - Life peer) transferred to the United Nations refugee council and the Palestinian Authority for the proper treatment of refugees - Speech Link
3: Lord Austin of Dudley (Non-affiliated - Life peer) My Lords, UNRWA was founded in 1948 to help 700,000 refugees but now provides aid for more than 5 million - Speech Link
4: Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (CON - Life peer) a unique mandate by the UN General Assembly to provide protection and core services to Palestinian refugees - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Business of the House - Thu 09 Dec 2021
Leader of the House

Mentions:
1: Thangam Debbonaire (LAB - Bristol West) More than four months later, we still do not have the promised Afghan resettlement scheme. - Speech Link
2: Jim Shannon (DUP - Strangford) Yesterday, the Prime Minister referenced the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme and said it is very - Speech Link
3: Jacob Rees-Mogg (CON - North East Somerset) The Home Office is working quickly to establish the details of the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Nationality and Borders Bill
Report stage - Tue 07 Dec 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Henry Smith (CON - Crawley) Members across the House have campaigned, such as a right of resettlement, a right to compensation—a - Speech Link
2: Tulip Siddiq (LAB - Hampstead and Kilburn) However, I did not rise to speak about refugees. - Speech Link
3: Jeremy Corbyn (IND - Islington North) The attacks on refugees and the attacks on people who support refugees are nothing but appalling and - Speech Link
4: Steve Brine (CON - Winchester) I am struggling on one point around resettlement, on which we may be able to take more people with us - Speech Link
5: Bambos Charalambous (LAB - Enfield, Southgate) First, it places the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme on a statutory footing to make sure that it - Speech Link
6: Bambos Charalambous (LAB - Enfield, Southgate) As well as creating two tiers of refugees, it seeks to criminalise some refugees according to how they - Speech Link
7: Caroline Nokes (CON - Romsey and Southampton North) scheme and the vulnerable children’s resettlement scheme came to their conclusion. - Speech Link
8: Fleur Anderson (LAB - Putney) On the Afghan resettlement scheme, where is it? - Speech Link