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Immigration Minister questioned on capacity to deliver immigration services

21 November 2017

Home Affairs Committee examines post-Brexit immigration services with Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP, Minister of State for Immigration.

Witnesses

Tuesday 21 November, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 9.30am

  • Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP, Minister of State for Immigration
  • Patsy Wilkinson, Second Permanent Secretary, Home Office

This is the second evidence session for the inquiry examining the Home Office’s capacity to deliver post-Brexit immigration services.

The issues which the session is likely to cover include: 

  • Home Office staff capacity within the immigration directorates
  • Efficiency and effectiveness of immigration processes, including IT systems
  • Implications of current levels of backlogs and issues with decision-making
  • Effectiveness of immigration enforcement
  • Prospects for post-Brexit immigration arrangements.

The Committee may also raise other topical immigration issues with the Minister, including concerns around immigration detention.

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