Written Answer-Universal exit checks

24 October 2014

Nicholas Soames-To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress has been made towards introducing universal exit checks at UK borders.

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Written Answer- Readmission agreements for Illegal migrants

17 October 2014

Frank Field (Birkenhead, Labour) To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with which countries the UK has readmission agreements for the return of nationals found illegally in the UK. James Brokenshire (Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration); Old Bexley and Sidcup, Conservative) The UK participates in EU readmissions agreements with […]

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Written Answer-EU Immigration

9 July 2014

Frank Field To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs with reference to his Department’s announcement of 20 February 2014, on funding for the International Organization for Migration Greece Assistance for the Voluntary Return and Reintegration of Returnees project, from which budgets the Government’s contribution will be funded; how that funding will […]

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Oral Answer-Student Visas

24 June 2014

Frank Field (Birkenhead, Labour) I thank the Minister for his statement and ask him to share his thoughts on abuse that is occurring by those graduates who break their visa conditions by staying here after they should have left. Is he aware that a number of universities have difficulties over some students—presumably they can speak […]

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Written Answer-Immigration

7 May 2014

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what (a) amount her Department spent and (b) fee income it has received in connection with (i) the asylum system, (ii) immigration control at home and abroad and (iii) enforcement in each of the last 10 years.

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Written Answer-Welfare Tax Credits: Foreign Nationals

1 May 2014

Nicholas Soames :To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many awards of tax credits there have been where the national insurance number of one or more claimants was identifiable as one issued to a person who was not a UK national at the time of issue of the number in the latest period for which figures are available; and what the total amount was of those awards.

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Written Answer-Population

Nicholas Soames : To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate he has made of the population in (a) 2025 and (b) 2050 of those built-up areas showing a population of 100,000 or more in the 2011 census.

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Oral Question: Asylum-Repatriation

28 April 2014

Frank Field : To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her Department’s total budget for assisted voluntary returns projects is for the current financial year, and what has been the total budget for such projects in each of the last five years.

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Oral Answers to Questions-Student Visas

Nicholas Soames: Does my hon. Friend accept that although of course we warmly welcome students from all over the world to our excellent universities, they must leave when they are meant to do so? May I suggest that he encourages the universities themselves to play a greater part in seeing to it that that happens?

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Written Answer-Overseas Students

3 April 2014

Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex, Conservative)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps her Department is taking to record the departure of non-EU students as they leave the UK at the end of their studies.

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