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Lords Chamber
Farming Industry: Support - Tue 11 Jan 2022
No Department present

Mentions:
1: Lord Bilimoria (CB - Life peer) The Government eventually issued temporary visas for 800 pork butchers, which were available until the - Speech Link
2: Baroness Harris of Richmond (LDEM - Life peer) In relation to the stated aims of maintaining our landscape for tourism, leisure and encouraging wildlife - Speech Link
3: Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist (CON - Life peer) the seasonal worker route, recently agreed with the Home Office, as 2022 to 2024 progresses; 30,000 visas - Speech Link


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

Mentions:
1: Rosie Winterton (LAB - Doncaster Central) spouses and dependents, would have right of abode in the UK.New clause 5—British National (Overseas) visas - Speech Link
2: Rob Roberts (IND - Delyn) another year for her husband and daughter to join her because of the costs involved in dependants’ visas - Speech Link
3: Nigel Evans (CON - Ribble Valley) of State to instruct the MAC to undertake work reviewing the minimum income requirements for family visas - Speech Link
4: Bambos Charalambous (LAB - Enfield, Southgate) It is nothing short of outrageous that visas for foreigners who served in the UK armed forces cost £2,389 - Speech Link
5: Stephen Doughty (LAB - Cardiff South and Penarth) I have heard horrifying stories about how they have been treated in relation to visas and settlement, - Speech Link
6: Fleur Anderson (LAB - Putney) members of our country, yet we do not pay their pensions, and we do not allow them and their families visas - Speech Link


Grand Committee
Beyond Brexit: Institutional Framework (EUC Report) - Mon 06 Dec 2021
Cabinet Office

Mentions:
1: Baroness Donaghy (LAB - Life peer) a few minor concessions by individual countries, the cost and uncertainty around cabotage, carnets, visas - Speech Link
2: Lord Hannay of Chiswick (CB - Life peer) problems has so far borne absolutely no fruit and is unlikely to resolve the cat’s cradle of problems over visas - Speech Link
3: Lord Inglewood (Non-affiliated - Excepted Hereditary) county’s economy’s reliance on the visitor economy, has been badly hit—in particular, obviously, the tourism - Speech Link
4: Lord True (CON - Life peer) Having engaged with EU member states, we have established that UK musicians and performers do not need visas - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Mon 22 Nov 2021
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Tim Farron (LDEM - Westmorland and Lonsdale) per cent. of the working-age population living in the Lake district already works in hospitality and tourism - Speech Link
2: Priti Patel (CON - Witham) Of course, we want hospitality and tourism to thrive across the United Kingdom. - Speech Link
3: Kirsty Blackman (SNP - Aberdeen North) Please could the Minister ensure that UK Visas and Immigration has answers to give Members and our constituents—and - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Creative Sector - Thu 04 Nov 2021
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Mentions:
1: Lord Berkeley of Knighton (CB - Life peer) recover, are now being hit by the problems with touring, particularly in Spain, where the cost of getting visas - Speech Link
2: Lord Cashman (Non-affiliated - Life peer) could affect theatres, producers and venues, as well as the skills crossover.The lack of international tourism - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Thu 04 Nov 2021
Department for Transport

Mentions:
1: Chris Bryant (LAB - Rhondda) It would be a major local attraction, which would be good for tourism and jobs in an area of outstanding - Speech Link
2: Emma Lewell-Buck (LAB - South Shields) crisis way back in June, but it took until last month for there to be a paltry offer of 5,000 temporary visas - Speech Link
3: Grant Shapps (CON - Welwyn Hatfield) The Opposition leader tells us what his solution is, which is to issue 100,000 visas, which would completely - Speech Link


Grand Committee
Budget Statement - Wed 03 Nov 2021
Cabinet Office

Mentions:
1: Baroness Foster of Oxton (CON - Life peer) The aviation and tourism sectors have been decimated by Covid and are desperately trying to recover. - Speech Link
2: Lord Agnew of Oulton (CON - Life peer) UK core funding and launching the scale-up, high potential individual and global business mobility visas - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Tue 02 Nov 2021
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Alison Thewliss (SNP - Glasgow Central) Hospitality and tourism businesses face a tough winter, with rising fuel, staffing and supply costs. - Speech Link
2: Helen Whately (CON - Faversham and Mid Kent) The action we have taken includes making available 5,000 temporary visas for the short term, increasing - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Budget Resolutions - Mon 01 Nov 2021
Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities

Mentions:
1: Derek Thomas (CON - St Ives) That was because tourism, which is the mainstay of the islands’ economy and the source of the lion’s - Speech Link
2: Sally-Ann Hart (CON - Hastings and Rye) contributions to make as individuals and businesses, with huge potential for growth in, for example, culture, tourism - Speech Link
3: Luke Evans (CON - Bosworth) That is levelling up typified: conservation, growing tourism, and providing high-end STEM jobs in our - Speech Link
4: Tim Farron (LDEM - Westmorland and Lonsdale) communities right now in this day and age, and that is having an impact on our employers in hospitality and tourism - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill
2nd reading - Mon 25 Oct 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Sarah Champion (LAB - Rotherham) animals and the landscape, not least because many in places—I am thinking of Kerala—it really helps tourism - Speech Link
2: Neil Hudson (CON - Penrith and The Border) stoppage at any point on that timeline, which is what has happened.I welcome the Government’s movement on visas - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
European Union Touring Visas - Tue 14 Sep 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Lord Aberdare (CB - Excepted Hereditary) further to their announcement on 4 August that United Kingdom musicians and performers will not need visas - Speech Link
2: Lord Callanan (CON - Life peer) The types of activity that UK service providers can undertake without visas or work permits vary by country - Speech Link
3: Lord Moynihan (CON - Excepted Hereditary) of ski holiday companies in order to counter the negative impact of Brexit on British winter sports tourism - Speech Link


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

Mentions:
1: Gavin Newlands (SNP - Paisley and Renfrewshire North) They have visas and an exemption on compassionate grounds to enter Australia but cannot find flights. - Speech Link
2: Steve Double (CON - St Austell and Newquay) That is true particularly in tourism and hospitality, but also across the sectors of transport, food - Speech Link


Grand Committee
Sub-Saharan Africa (Report from the International Relations and Defence Committee) - Wed 08 Sep 2021
No Department present

Mentions:
1: Lord Hannay of Chiswick (CB - Life peer) will arise from making our trade policy towards Africa consistent with Africa’s own trade policies.On visas - Speech Link
2: Lord Grocott (LAB - Life peer) of young Africans I speak to are very ambivalent about Britain, partly because of the issues around visas - Speech Link
3: Lord Oates (LDEM - Life peer) It is estimated that tourism provides £160 billion to Africa’s GDP and £18.3 billion to South Africa - Speech Link
4: Baroness Fall (CON - Life peer) For example, our approach to the issuing of visas to the people of Africa was of particular concern; - Speech Link
5: Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay (CON - Life peer) covering 15 countries, four of them Members of your Lordships’ House.A number of noble Lords raised visas - Speech Link
6: Lord Hannay of Chiswick (CB - Life peer) because the Minister has not answered at all the two points most frequently raised in this debate: visas - Speech Link
7: Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay (CON - Life peer) sorry if the noble Lord missed it, but I did address the points that many noble Lords raised about visas - Speech Link


Grand Committee
Cultural and Education Exchanges - Thu 22 Jul 2021
Department for International Trade

Mentions:
1: Lord Alderdice (LDEM - Life peer) being disadvantaged by the loss of the Erasmus scheme and the difficulties in accessing work and travel visas - Speech Link
2: Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (LAB - Life peer) Is it prepared to offer the reciprocal arrangements and visas necessary for EU citizens to visit this - Speech Link
3: Baroness Gardner of Parkes (CON - Life peer) I look to the Minister to assure the Committee that visas, where required, will be easily available so - Speech Link
4: Baroness Berridge (CON - Life peer) Lords or ask my colleagues from the Home Office to write on all the specific questions relating to visas - Speech Link


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

Mentions:
1: Sally-Ann Hart (CON - Hastings and Rye) Every country has the right to protect its borders and every country has legal migration routes via visas - Speech Link
2: Tim Farron (LDEM - Westmorland and Lonsdale) In my constituency and right across Cumbria, the hospitality and tourism industry is by far our biggest - Speech Link
3: Neil O'Brien (CON - Harborough) It is also right that we have tougher measures to limit visas for those third countries that are not - Speech Link
4: Gareth Bacon (CON - Orpington) More than 5,400 family reunion visas were issued to partners and children, and more than 29,000 family - Speech Link