Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Refuse support to asylum seekers if they provide false or incomplete information — 17 Oct 2002 at 18:31

Lord Grocott voted with the majority (Teller for the Contents).

The majority Content voters passed an amendment[1] to the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill. The amendment allows the government to refuse to support asylum seekers if they give false or inaccurate information.

The Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill became law in 2002. Its main aims were to:[2]

  • Allow asylum seekers to be detained at any time
  • Disallow appeals from within the UK from failed asylum seekers who are citizens of a specific country
  • Deny asylum seekers support unless they make their claim "as soon as reasonably practicable" after arrival into the UK
  • Create accommodation centres to house destitute asylum seekers

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Con1 00.5%
Green0 1100.0%
Lab90 (+2 tell) 047.7%
LDem0 25 (+2 tell)40.9%
Other1 06.7%
Crossbench7 67.7%
Total:99 3220.4%

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