Immigration Bill — Report (3rd Day) (Continued) — 21 Mar 2016 at 23:13

Amendment 122

Moved by Lord Dubs

122: After Clause 63, insert the following new Clause-

“Protection of locally engaged staff

(1) This section applies to staff who formerly worked for Her Majesty’s Government in Iraq or Afghanistan-

(a) as direct employees of the United Kingdom armed forces or the Ministry of Defence;

(b) on letters of appointment from a British Embassy;

(c) as direct employees of the Department for International Development or the British Council; or

(d) as contracted staff who worked as part of Her Majesty’s Government’s programmes, projects and operations.

(2) Persons falling into the categories in subsection (1) and who satisfy the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees that they meet the criteria of the 1951 Refugee Convention are eligible for resettlement in the United Kingdom under the United Kingdom’s Gateway Protection Programme.

(3) Persons falling into the categories in subsection (1) may apply for a visa to come to the United Kingdom for the purpose of the United Kingdom determining their claim for asylum.

(4) Such persons may be accompanied by-

(a) their spouse or civil partner;

(b) any of their children under the age of 18 who are not leading independent lives; and

(c) any of their parents and grandparents who are over 65 and their respective spouses and civil partners.”

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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 (Not-Content)Minority (Content)Turnout
Bishop1 04.0%
Con129 (+2 tell) 051.2%
Crossbench4 33.9%
Independent Liberal Democrat0 1100.0%
Lab0 20.9%
LDem0 52 (+2 tell)50.0%
Total:134 5824.8%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Party | Vote

NamePartyVote
Lord Alton of LiverpoolCrossbenchaye
The Earl of SandwichCrossbenchaye
The Duke of SomersetCrossbenchaye

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