Asylum news from UK Parliament.
Private members' bills in the Lords in the 2022-23 session
Follow the progress of private members' bills in the House of Lords during the 2022-23 session of Parliament
18 July 2022
Three short debates in the Lords
Members quiz government on tropical diseases, UK artists on tour in the EU and Ukrainian refugees. Catch up
06 July 2022
Refugee charities and ex-Home Office DGs questioned on Rwanda scheme
Home Affairs Committee questions Refugee Charities and ex-Home Office DG's on Rwanda Scheme
05 July 2022
Ukraine refugees – Clive Betts, Levelling-Up Committee Chair, writes to Lord Harrington on Homes for Ukraine concerns
The letter concerns reports of problems including delays in criminal records checks for UK hosts.
24 May 2022
Tom Pursglove questioned on Rwanda asylum deal
Committee to hold a one-off session examining the Government’s asylum deal with Rwanda
09 May 2022
Final text of Nationality and Borders Bill agreed
Bill becomes an Act of Parliament. Catch up
29 April 2022
The UK Asylum Process: Do vulnerable groups have access to services?
The House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee holds the fourth evidence session of its inquiry into Equality and the UK asylum process.
22 April 2022
Lords debates support for Ukrainian refugees
Members discuss government plans. Catch up
07 April 2022
Defence holds session on use of military to counter migrant crossings
On 26 January, at 09.30, the Defence Committee will hold an evidence session
25 January 2022
Mass displacement of people on agenda in Lords debate
Members discuss UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ estimate that 82.4 million people are displaced worldwide. Catch up
07 January 2022
Five short debates in the Lords
Afghanistan, financial fraud, NHS negligence costs and more under discussion. Catch up
03 December 2021
Lords debates Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's detention
Detention of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and government action under discussion. Catch up
03 December 2021
Lords debates migrants arriving illegally
Members discuss migrants arriving in the UK illegally by boat under. Catch up
26 November 2021
Home Secretary Priti Patel to appear before Lords Committee
The Justice and Home Affairs Committee will be questioning the Home Secretary, the Rt Hon Priti Patel MP.
26 October 2021
The Women and Equalities Committee is looking for Specialist Advisers for its inquiry into equality and the UK asylum process.
The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 25 October
27 September 2021