Policy #1087: "Asylum System — More strict"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #1087: "Asylum System - More strict". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that the asylum system should be stricter by tightening the criteria for acceptance, setting tougher rules for allowable activities and making it easier for government agencies to remove asylum seekers would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons11 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Only allow destitute asylum seekers and those under residence restrictions to live in accommodation centres for a maximum of 10 weeks — rejected abstain
Commons11 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not allow appeals against rejected asylum claims from within the UK if the claim is unfounded Majority
Commons11 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow earlier rights of appeal — rejected Majority
Commons12 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow the withdrawal of support from immigrants and asylum seekers in certain circumstances Majority
Commons12 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not penalise those who bring passengers to the UK without the necessary authority — rejected Majority
Commons12 Jun 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Third Reading Majority (strong)
Lords10 Jul 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Government must make food and other services available to people living in accommodation centres — rejected Majority
Lords17 Jul 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — The government must refund the travel expenses of asylum seekers who are required to travel minority
Lords17 Jul 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers should have early access to full legal advice and representation — rejected Majority
Lords9 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers with children of school age should be placed in accommodation centres only if no places are available in local schools minority
Lords9 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — The government must continue supporting asylum seekers if they are likely to become destitute — rejected Majority
Lords10 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not detain asylum seekers under the age of 18 — rejected Majority
Lords10 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Only remove asylum seekers who are criminals if their sentence was ten years or more — rejected abstain
Scotland10 Oct 2002[S1M-3477.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time Majority
Scotland10 Oct 2002[S1M-3477] Decision Time abstain
Lords17 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Refuse support to asylum seekers who make a late claim Majority
Lords17 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Refuse support to asylum seekers if they provide false or incomplete information Majority
Lords24 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Remove the government's power to remove subsistence-only support from all asylum seekers — rejected Majority
Lords24 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Burden of proof should be on the government not the asylum seeker when the issue of a late claim arises — rejected Majority
Lords31 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers residing in accommodation centres must be provided with legal advice from qualified advisors minority
Lords31 Oct 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not detain asylum seekers under the age of 18 — rejected Majority
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers can be placed in accommodation centres even if there is no local school pace for dependent children Majority
Commons5 Nov 2002Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Refuse support to asylum seekers who make a late claim Majority
Commons17 Mar 2003Asylum (Designated States) Order 2003 Majority
Commons16 Jul 2003Asylum (Designated States) (No. 2) Order 2003 Majority
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected Majority (strong)
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Second Reading Majority (strong)
Commons17 Dec 2003Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Timetable abstain
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Burden of proof on prosecution rather than defendant in cases where immigrants to not have travel documents — rejected Majority
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected Majority
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected Majority
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to asylum seekers even when they make a late claim — rejected Majority
Commons1 Mar 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Third Reading Majority (strong)
Lords18 May 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Only withdraw support from failed asylum seekers after an independent evaluation — rejected Majority
Lords7 Jun 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Give asylum seekers more time to appeal — rejected minority
Lords28 Jun 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Failed asylum seekers should not have to take part in community service to be provided with accommodation — rejected Majority
Lords6 Jul 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Do not withdraw support from failed asylum seekers who are citizens of Zimbabwe — rejected Majority
Lords15 Jul 2004Children Bill — The National Asylum Support Service and Immigration Centres must ensure the welfare of children — rejected Majority
Commons5 Jul 2005Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Timetable abstain
Commons16 Nov 2005Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Excuse employers who employed illegal immigrants but took reasonable steps to comply with the necessary requirements — rejected abstain
Commons16 Nov 2005Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Prevent the government from interpreting the Geneva Convention so that terrorism can be used as grounds to dismiss asylum claims — rejected Majority
Commons16 Nov 2005Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Third Reading Majority (strong)
Lords7 Feb 2006Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Remove a clause which allows immigrants to be removed on national security grounds — rejected Majority
Commons29 Mar 2006Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Timetable abstain
Commons29 Mar 2006Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Allow failed asylum seekers to be given cash rather than vouchers — rejected Majority
Commons25 Jul 2007The Asylum (Designated States) Order 2007 Majority
Lords9 Oct 2007UK Borders Bill — The Border and Immigration Agency must ensure the welfare of children as part of its remit — rejected Majority
Lords11 Oct 2007UK Borders Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected Majority
Lords11 Oct 2007UK Borders Bill — Give asylum seekers permission to work — rejected Majority
Lords12 Jan 2010European Union Committee report on a Common European Asylum System — Motion to Agree — rejected Majority
Commons9 Sep 2015Opposition Day — Assistance for Middle East Refugees abstain
Commons13 Oct 2015Immigration Bill — Decline Second Reading Majority
Commons13 Oct 2015Immigration Bill — Second Reading Majority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Clause 8 — Offence of Illegal Working Majority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies Majority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Support for Failed Asylum Seekers and Illegal Migrants Majority (strong)
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigration Bill — Clause 34 — Human Rights Appeals within the United Kingdom Majority
Commons1 Dec 2015Immigation Bill — Third Reading Majority
Commons14 Dec 2015European Union Documents — Relocation of Migrants in need of International Protection abstain
Commons25 Apr 2016Immigration Bill — Asylum Seekers: Permission to Work after Six Months Majority (strong)

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