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

1: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (LAB - Streatham) The children in question are not migrants. - Speech Link
2: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (LAB - Slough) If it is intended to end the heart-rending tragedy of people dying in the icy waters of the English channel - Speech Link
3: Nigel Evans (CON - Ribble Valley) whom currently have no recourse to public funds) would have recourse to public funds.New clause 13—Undocumented - Speech Link
4: Apsana Begum (LAB - Poplar and Limehouse) New clause 13 would repeal the sections in the 2014 and 2016 Immigration Acts that restrict undocumented - Speech Link
5: Natalie Elphicke (CON - Dover) lost, we must be united in this place to do whatever it takes to stop more lives being lost in the English - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Freedom of Religion or Belief: 40th Anniversary of UN Declaration - Thu 25 Nov 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

1: Julian Lewis (CON - New Forest East) I am trying to help a Hazara Afghan woman who successfully got into Pakistan undocumented, but even now - Speech Link
2: Edward Leigh (CON - Gainsborough) Overwhelmingly, it is Christians who face this persecution.We had a statement earlier about migrants - Speech Link
3: Anum Qaisar (SNP - Airdrie and Shotts) My mum was watching the TV screen: a news channel was on. - Speech Link
4: David Simmonds (CON - Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner) the Member for Wycombe (Mr Baker).The previous subject before the House—the events yesterday in the English - Speech Link

Public Bill Committees
Nationality and Borders Bill (Fifteenth sitting) - Thu 04 Nov 2021
Home Office

1: None New section 11D relates to the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. - Speech Link
2: Jonathan Gullis (CON - Stoke-on-Trent North) We have already had 20,000 illegal economic migrants crossing the English channel. - Speech Link
3: Tom Pursglove (CON - Corby) few asylum seekers accommodated by the Home Office in their areas but support large numbers of other migrants - Speech Link
4: None This new clause would prevent the Government from imposing a minimum income requirement or an English - Speech Link
5: Bambos Charalambous (LAB - Enfield, Southgate) That group therefore often become an undocumented presence in the UK once they reach the age of 18, and - Speech Link
6: Tom Pursglove (CON - Corby) implemented in July 2012 along with other reforms of the family immigration rules, is to ensure family migrants - Speech Link
7: Tom Pursglove (CON - Corby) It would also remove the English language requirement, which is fundamental to a migrant’s successful - Speech Link

Lords Chamber
Afghanistan - Wed 18 Aug 2021
Leader of the House

1: Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (GRN - Life peer) Immediately, we should offer amnesty to undocumented Afghans in the UK. - Speech Link
2: Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale (LAB - Life peer) remember the more than 100 BBC World Service staff in Afghanistan, on its Pashtun, Dari, Persian and English - Speech Link
3: Baroness Hussein-Ece (LDEM - Life peer) Refugees are not migrants; they are not illegal people, and it is time that we stopped seeing the demonisation - Speech Link
4: Lord Hannan of Kingsclere (CON - Life peer) Ortega in Nicaragua to Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus, partly because they are no longer in awe of the English-speaking - Speech Link
5: Baroness Coussins (CB - Life peer) Afghan nationals who have been working for the British Council as school ambassadors, trainers and English - Speech Link
6: Lord Dubs (LAB - Life peer) Bill, so that it does not become a criminal offence to arrive in the UK on a boat or dinghy across the channel - Speech Link
7: Lord Vaizey of Didcot (CON - Life peer) individuals—and their families, who worked to create links between British and Afghan schools and who taught English - Speech Link
8: Baroness Jolly (LDEM - Life peer) current government strategy of creating a hostile environment to refugees to discourage crossings of the English - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Nationality and Borders Bill - Tue 20 Jul 2021
Home Office

1: Damian Collins (CON - Folkestone and Hythe) constituency, it has become a fact of life that, when the weather is good and the sea is calm, hundreds of undocumented - Speech Link
2: Antony Higginbotham (CON - Burnley) We have all watched the frustrating scenes in the English channel—small boats dangerously full of people - Speech Link
3: Antony Higginbotham (CON - Burnley) They must be oblivious to the thousands of people who have crossed the English channel in dangerous boats - Speech Link
4: Richard Holden (CON - North West Durham) They do not see people dying in their channel any more—the channel between Australia and Indonesia and - Speech Link
5: John McDonnell (LAB - Hayes and Harlington) talking about the amount of money that smugglers are making, but in the discussions we had yesterday on undocumented - Speech Link
6: Christian Wakeford (CON - Bury South) Many of the people risking their lives to cross the channel are young men who are economic migrants and - Speech Link
7: Paul Bristow (CON - Peterborough) The English channel is the busiest shipping route in the world. Over 600 cargo ships use it. - Speech Link
8: Chris Philp (CON - Croydon South) There is no worse example of that than the small boats crossing the English channel. - Speech Link

Westminster Hall
Amnesty for Undocumented Migrants - Mon 19 Jul 2021
Home Office

1: Tom Hunt (CON - Ipswich) The petition calls on the Government to“grant an urgent Amnesty to Undocumented Migrants living in the - Speech Link
2: Rushanara Ali (LAB - Bethnal Green and Bow) There are one-off vaccination offers to undocumented migrants, but that is not comprehensive. - Speech Link
3: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (LAB - Slough) Undocumented migrants who have been here for several years deserve clarity. - Speech Link
4: Seema Malhotra (LAB - Feltham and Heston) The UK has the second largest number of undocumented migrants in Europe behind Germany. - Speech Link
5: Sarah Owen (LAB - Luton North) in and support; and a hostile environment where a person from overseas whose first language is not English - Speech Link

Westminster Hall
Delays in the Asylum System - Wed 07 Jul 2021
Home Office

1: Navendu Mishra (LAB - Stockport) Sadly, just yesterday, we bore witness to the Home Secretary’s latest demonisation of migrants, with - Speech Link
2: Claudia Webbe (IND - Leicester East) Ultimately, the Government must repeal the Immigration Act 2014; end the destructive demonisation of undocumented - Speech Link
3: Patrick Grady (SNP - Glasgow North) Earlier today in this Chamber there was a debate about visas for high-value migrants who are having their - Speech Link
4: Chris Philp (CON - Croydon South) No one needs to cross the English channel in a rubber dinghy to claim asylum. - Speech Link
5: Chris Philp (CON - Croydon South) have had an extremely high intake in the last few weeks because of the dangerous, unnecessary, illegal English - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Covid-19 - Tue 12 Jan 2021
Department of Health and Social Care

1: Edward Argar (CON - Charnwood) On 31 December last year, the total reported admission to hospital and diagnosis of covid in English - Speech Link
2: Catherine West (LAB - Hornsey and Wood Green) My favourite is Victoria Macdonald from Channel 4, who seems to portray the pain and suffering, and yet - Speech Link
3: Wendy Chamberlain (LDEM - North East Fife) that support would be best delivered using existing mechanisms, but now we find ourselves in a third English - Speech Link
4: Claudia Webbe (IND - Leicester East) Undocumented migrants must be given status now. - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill
Consideration of Lords amendments - Mon 19 Oct 2020
Home Office

1: None working together to ensure that no child in the care and responsibility of the British state becomes undocumented - Speech Link
2: None Just last week, the APPG took evidence on the role that traffickers play in the migrant crisis in the channel - Speech Link
3: None with how we stop people falling into the river, because we cannot deal with that problem just in the channel - Speech Link
4: None We all know that those boats coming across the channel are really dangerous. - Speech Link
5: Nadia Whittome (LAB - Nottingham East) It is not migrants running the NHS into the ground; they are keeping it going. - Speech Link
6: Sally-Ann Hart (CON - Hastings and Rye) that looked-after children and care leavers who currently call the UK home are at risk of being left undocumented - Speech Link
7: Fleur Anderson (LAB - Putney) I know that if any of my children were in that camp and their siblings were just across the channel waiting - Speech Link
8: David Simmonds (CON - Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner) The two I would especially like to draw attention to are: the circumstances of undocumented children - Speech Link

Lords Chamber
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill
Report stage - Wed 30 Sep 2020
Home Office

1: Baroness Neville-Rolfe (CON - Life peer) Also very disturbing is the gradual increase in numbers coming across the channel in rickety boats and - Speech Link
2: Lord Green of Deddington (CB - Life peer) How many of those speak enough English we do not know, but the point is that the numbers are huge.Noble - Speech Link
3: Lord Paddick (LDEM - Life peer) That will also apply to migrants from the rest of the world. - Speech Link
4: Baroness Williams of Trafford (CON - Life peer) workers, they must have a sponsoring employer, a job at the appropriate skill level and be able to speak English - Speech Link
5: Lord Dubs (LAB - Life peer) The idea is that they should have that settled status and not be undocumented, as they might otherwise - Speech Link
6: None What happens if people are undocumented? - Speech Link
7: None I fear that that will be the case and we surely do not want any more undocumented people living here. - Speech Link
8: Lord Dubs (LAB - Life peer) The fear was that if any of them were undocumented and slipped through the net, they would be in the - Speech Link

Lords Chamber
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill
Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard) - Mon 14 Sep 2020
Home Office

1: Lord Green of Deddington (CB - Life peer) A substantial and growing inflow of migrants across the channel is, understandably, very unwelcome to - Speech Link
2: Lord Bishop of Durham (Bishops - Bishops) He was taken into immigration detention at Dover and moved to Harmondsworth IRC.Oliver spoke no English - Speech Link
3: Baroness Hamwee (LDEM - Life peer) passports, while the Home Office had lost their papers”and then discovered that they were “technically undocumented - Speech Link
4: None On illegal working, criminalising work and penalising employers for taking on undocumented migrants does - Speech Link
5: None written to me expressing considerable concern about vulnerable children who, as things stand, will become undocumented - Speech Link
6: Baroness Hamwee (LDEM - Life peer) The noble Lord, Lord Kerr, has been clear about channel crossings. - Speech Link
7: Lord Dubs (LAB - Life peer) They crossed the channel, either in dinghies or in the back of lorries. - Speech Link
8: Lord Hain (LAB - Life peer) family members of EU nationals, rural farm workers, those in isolated communities, those with limited English-language - Speech Link
9: Baroness Jolly (LDEM - Life peer) youth work and services supporting young people.Can the Minister tell us whether Scottish, Welsh or English - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Covid-19: BAME Communities - Thu 18 Jun 2020
Department of Health and Social Care

1: Dawn Butler (LAB - Brent Central) Eastern Eye, Channel 4 and Sky have doggedly pursued the issue because something just did not feel right - Speech Link
2: Caroline Nokes (CON - Romsey and Southampton North) someone is in frontline, public-facing work, they are more likely to be negatively impacted; if someone’s English - Speech Link
3: Apsana Begum (LAB - Poplar and Limehouse) We have demanded urgent measures to safeguard the health and wellbeing of migrants, including an amnesty - Speech Link
4: Claudia Webbe (IND - Leicester East) class inequalities coupled with inadequate Government support mean that working-class communities, migrants - Speech Link
5: Lyn Brown (LAB - West Ham) We have lost Dr Louisa Rajakumari, who taught English at Kingsford Community School. - Speech Link
6: Zarah Sultana (LAB - Coventry South) They were not listened to because they were working class, because many were migrants and because the - Speech Link

Public Bill Committees
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill (Seventh sitting)
Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons - Thu 18 Jun 2020
Home Office

1: Holly Lynch (LAB - Halifax) we will fill labour shortages from the domestic workforce, but I gave the example of how attempts to channel - Speech Link
2: Holly Lynch (LAB - Halifax) estimated that in the UK, 56% of dairy farmers have employed workers from the EU; 60%––around 22,800 EU migrants - Speech Link
3: None We have also temporarily given more institutions the ability to self-assess English language, permitted - Speech Link
4: None Along with being sponsored, students must be able to speak the required level of English for their course - Speech Link
5: Diana Johnson (LAB - Kingston upon Hull North) In any case, I am sure the Government would rather act to prevent a child in their care becoming undocumented - Speech Link
6: None process is that all children are identified and given status, which ensures that they do not become undocumented - Speech Link
7: None The worst possible situation would be letting potentially thousands of children become undocumented, - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill
2nd reading - Mon 18 May 2020
Home Office

1: David Davis (CON - Haltemprice and Howden) Let me tell one story, that of Anna, a Chinese woman who speaks no English. - Speech Link
2: Rushanara Ali (LAB - Bethnal Green and Bow) In other countries, such as Portugal and elsewhere, Governments are looking at how to ensure that undocumented - Speech Link
3: Sally-Ann Hart (CON - Hastings and Rye) Those making the perilous journey across the English channel are risking their lives by doing so, and - Speech Link
4: Mark Fletcher (CON - Bolsover) We simply abandoned any expectation along the way of those who came here to integrate, to speak English - Speech Link
5: Afzal Khan (LAB - Manchester, Gorton) care system needs migrants. - Speech Link
6: Natalie Elphicke (CON - Dover) channel and see the twinkling lights of Calais. - Speech Link
7: Kevin Foster (CON - Torbay) Hastings and Rye (Sally-Ann Hart) —and the risks being run by those using small boats to cross the channel - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Mon 01 Apr 2019
Home Office

1: Sajid Javid (CON - Bromsgrove) We are committed to reducing the time that it takes to hire skilled migrants and to processing the vast - Speech Link
2: Teresa Pearce (LAB - Erith and Thamesmead) that those eligible for citizenship should have their fee waived to avoid any risk of them becoming undocumented - Speech Link
3: Charlie Elphicke (IND - Dover) With more arrivals by small boats across the English channel, will the Minister update the House on progress - Speech Link
4: Stephen Timms (LAB - East Ham) immigration White Paper, I asked him about the overseas students falsely accused of cheating in the test of English - Speech Link