Undocumented Migrants: Housing

(asked on 18th November 2021) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the 2020-21 budget is for housing illegal migrants.


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Tom Pursglove
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Ministry of Justice) (jointly with Home Office)
This question was answered on 24th November 2021

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Recent Documents related to Undocumented Migrants: Housing

1. Written evidence submitted by Alp Mehmet, Chairman of Migration Watch UK (NBB20)
20/10/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: point 1(iv) below - we support proposals to deter illegal immigration, prevent asylum abuse and remove obstacles

2. MHCLG 2020-21 Main Estimates Memorandum
05/05/2020 - Inquiry: MHCLG 2020-21 Main Estimates Memorandum - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: Ministry o f Housing , Communities a nd Local Government Main Estimate 2020 - 21 : Estimates M

3. Call for Evidence
14/09/2020 - Inquiry: Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU - Home Affairs Committee
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Found: Numbers have fluctuated, but by May 2020 about 1,800 migrants were estimated to be in Calais and Dunkirk

4. Policy paper: Conflict, Stability and Security Fund: migration programme summaries, 2017 to 2018
22/03/2019 - Department for International Development
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Found: (Project INVIGOR) HMG Partners (LEAD in bold) Home Office (HO) (including Office for Security and

5. Conflict, Stability and Security Fund: migration programme summaries, 2017 to 2018
22/03/2019 - Crown Prosecution Service
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Found: (Project INVIGOR) HMG Partners (LEAD in bold) Home Office (HO) (including Office for Security and

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Recent Speeches related to Undocumented Migrants: Housing

1. Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill (Sixth sitting)
16/06/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: Swiss nationals resident in the UK on 31 December 2020 have to—(a) work in the UK;(b) use - Speech Link
2: under the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 will save relevant rights in relation to residency - Speech Link
3: provisions in the Bill may come into effect, the Secretary of State must lay before both Houses of Parliament - Speech Link

2. Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill (Tenth sitting)
05/03/2019 - Public Bill Committees

1: force, and every 12 months thereafter, the Secretary of State must lay a report before Parliament setting - Speech Link
2: economy by inventing new things—we are, of course, the home of the computer. However, free movement is an integral - Speech Link
3: employers react and how individual prospective migrants behave. We also need to understand the prevailing - Speech Link

3. Channel Crossings in Small Boats
02/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will make a statement on those crossing - Speech Link
2: has seen a completely unacceptable increase in illegal migration through small-boat crossings from France - Speech Link

4. Nationality and Borders Bill
20/07/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: circumstance. As the House will be aware, the Home Secretary already possesses the power to grant citizenship - Speech Link
2: such as the Govan Community Project and the Govan Home and Education Link Project, which help asylum seekers - Speech Link
3: problem of illegal entry into the UK by migrants crossing the Dover straits. Last year, in 2020, more than - Speech Link

5. Nationality and Borders Bill (Eleventh sitting)
28/10/2021 - Public Bill Committees

1: Before this section comes into force, the Secretary of State must lay before Parliament a report on the - Speech Link
2: technically enter, the UK. However, we need to deter migrants from risking their lives and those of their families - Speech Link
3: provision—a good 60% or 70%, even according to the Home Office’s explanatory memorandum. How can he possibly - Speech Link

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1. Budget March 2020
asked by: Stephen Doughty
16/03/2020
... if she will publish the detailed proposals for transfers of spending to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and other Government Departments for 2020-21.

2. Undocumented Migrants: Housing
asked by: John Redwood
13/09/2021
... what her Department's policy is on providing hotel accommodation or more permanent homes for migrants arriving without permits.

3. Undocumented Migrants: Housing
asked by: John Redwood
24/11/2021
... what the 2020-21 budget is for housing illegal migrants.

4. Home Office: Horizon 2020
asked by: Helen Goodman
10/01/2017
... who in her Department is responsible for assessing whether grant applications for Horizon 2020 funding are (a) value for money and (b) in line with Government objectives.

5. Private Rented Housing: Undocumented Migrants
asked by: Lord Ouseley
18/03/2019
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take in response to the High Court judgment that the Right to Rent scheme is discriminatory and incompatible with the right to freedom from discrimination enshrined in Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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