Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow the withdrawal of support from immigrants and asylum seekers in certain circumstances — 12 Jun 2002 at 18:45
The majority Aye voters accepted an amendment to the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill. The amendment gives the government the power to withdraw support from immigrants and asylum seekers who breach certain conditions.
The Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill became law in 2002. Its main aims were to:
- 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
-  Beverley Hughes MP, House of Commons, 12 June 2002
-  See Government new schedule 1—'Withholding and Withdrawal of Support'
-  Based on The Guardian's A-Z of legislation
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 are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Lab||321 (+2 tell)||8||0||80.7%|
|LDem||0||51 (+2 tell)||0||100.0%|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||no|
|Mr Harry Barnes||North East Derbyshire||Lab||no|
|Jeremy Corbyn||Islington North||Lab||no|
|Mr Hilton Dawson||Lancaster and Wyre||Lab||no|
|George Galloway||Glasgow Kelvin||whilst Lab||no|
|John Martin McDonnell||Hayes and Harlington||Lab||no|
|Mr Brian Sedgemore||Hackney South and Shoreditch||Lab||no|
|Dennis Skinner||Bolsover||Lab (minister)||no|