Nationality and Borders Bill — Commons Amendments — Motion E1 (as an amendment to Motion E) — 4 Apr 2022 at 20:07

Moved by Baroness Stroud

7B: After Clause 12, insert the following new Clause- “Changes to the Immigration Act 1971 (1) The Immigration Act 1971 is amended as follows.(2) After section 3(2) (general provisions for regulation and control) insert-“(2A) Regulations under subsection (2) must provide that persons, and adult dependants of persons who are applying for asylum in the United Kingdom are granted permission by the Secretary of State to take up employment if-(a) a decision at first instance has not been taken on the applicant’s asylum application within six months of the date on which the application was made, or (b) a person makes an application or a further application which raises asylum grounds, and a decision on that new application, or a decision on whether to treat such further asylum grounds as a new application, has not been taken within six months of the date on which the further application was made. (2B) For the purposes of subsection (2A), regulations must ensure that permission granted allowing people applying for asylum in the UK, and their adult dependants to take up employment, are on terms no less favourable than the terms granted to a person with recognised refugee status. (2C) This permission is to be valid until the claim is determined and all appeal rights have been exhausted and individuals granted permission to work will be issued with physical proof of the right to work.”(3) The Secretary of State may, by regulations made by statutory instrument, repeal subsection (2) of this section, if the conditions set out in subsections (4) and (5) have been met. (4) The first condition is that within four years of the coming into force of this section, but no sooner than three years after the coming into force of this section, the Secretary of State has commissioned a review of whether the provisions inserted into the Immigration Act 1971 by subsection (2) have acted in such a way as to encourage persons applying for asylum, and adult dependants of such persons, to travel to the United Kingdom.(5) The second condition is that the Secretary of State has, within four years of the coming into force of this section, published the outcome of the review under subsection (4).(6) Regulations under subsection (3) may not be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.”

7C: Clause 83, page 84, line 27, at end insert-“(aa) section (Changes to the Immigration Act 1971);””

Ayes 199, Noes 132.

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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
Bishop2 08.3%
Con9 12349.4%
Crossbench32 319.6%
DUP1 140.0%
Green2 0100.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge4 036.4%
Lab83 047.2%
LDem55 065.5%
Non-affiliated9 422.8%
PC1 0100.0%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:199 13240.9%

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

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NamePartyVote
Lord Balfe Conaye
Lord Cormack Con (front bench)aye
Baroness Foster of OxtonConaye
Baroness Helic Conaye
The Earl of LeicesterCon (front bench)aye
Lord Livingston of ParkheadCon (front bench)aye
Lord Shinkwin Conaye
Baroness Stroud Conaye
Baroness Warsi Conaye
Viscount Brookeborough Crossbenchno
Lord Green of DeddingtonCrossbenchno
Lord Kilclooney Crossbenchno
Lord Faulks Non-affiliated (front bench)no
Lord Gadhia Non-affiliatedno
The Earl of KinnoullNon-affiliated (front bench)no
Baroness Stowell of BeestonNon-affiliated (front bench)no

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