Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Order 2011 — Fees for Immigration, Nationality and Consular Applications — 16 Feb 2011 at 24:20

The majority of MPs voted in favour of extending the circumstances where fees can be charged in relation to immigration, nationality and consular applications, services and transactions.

The majority of MPs voted to approve the draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Order 2011, which was laid before the House on 24 January

The explanatory note to the draft order[1] states:

  • This Order replaces the Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Order 2007, which currently sets out the applications, services and processes for which the Secretary of State may make regulations requiring fees to be paid. In addition the order will allow fees regulations to a) specify a number of new types of charge and b) deal with consular fees connected with immigration and nationality (consular fees are currently dealt with in separate legislation).

The order enables fees to be charged where previously there were no fees including for:

  • Members of the armed forces wishing to register their children as British citizens.
  • Certain students seeking to change their institution.
  • Applications for the status of British Protected Person.
  • Applications for Highly Trusted Sponsor status.
  • Preparing documents for other countries' immigration procedures.
  • Amendments to nationality certificates.


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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 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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con243 2080.1%
DUP7 0087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 00100.0%
Lab177 9072.4%
LDem46 0080.7%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 60100.0%
Total:474 23077.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs 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 MP who could have voted in this division

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Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)no
Simon ReevellDewsburyCon (front bench)no
Debbie AbrahamsOldham East and SaddleworthLabno
Anne BeggAberdeen SouthLab (minister)no
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLabno
Dai HavardMerthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLab (minister)no
Jimmy HoodLanark and Hamilton EastLab (minister)no
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Gerald KaufmanManchester, GortonLab (minister)no
Denis MacShaneRotherhamLabno
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLabno

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