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Unique Identifying Number – Every written question in the House of Commons has a UIN per Parliament. In the House of Lords each written questions has a UIN per parliamentary session.
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Asked by Bill Wiggin
(North Herefordshire)
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with her French counterpart on tackling the illegal movement of immigrants from France to the UK across the English Channel.
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(Leeds East)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been fined for breaching the covid-19 lockdown restrictions in order to seek childcare in (a) Leeds, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber and (c) the UK.
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Asked by Claire Hanna
(Belfast South)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she make an assessment of the potential merits of ending the NHS surcharge for all migrant workers.
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Asked by Gill Furniss
(Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of financial support available for people in the asylum system during the covid-19 outbreak.
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(East Lothian)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 26 May 2020 to Question 47460, when the review into cash allowances for asylum seekers commenced; what evidence or information is being sought; and what the timescale is for the conclusion of that review.
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(Argyll and Bute)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Immigration Health Surcharge exemption will extend to international volunteers from other countries working in (a) Camphill communities and (b) other health and social care settings under the Tier 5 arrangements.
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(Argyll and Bute)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Immigration Health Surcharge exemption will extend to people from other countries who are (a) applying and (b) plan to apply for visas under the Tier 5 arrangements to work as volunteers in (i) Camphill communities and (ii) other health and social care settings.
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(Exeter)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the cost of preparing for the Government’s proposed 14 day quarantine requirement due to the covid-19 outbreak up to 8 June 2020.
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(Exeter)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the running costs of the Government's proposed 14 day quarantine requirement due to the covid-19 outbreak after its implementation on 8 June 2020.
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(Exeter)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the scientific evidence is for imposing a quarantine requirement on arrivals from countries with a lower rate of covid-19 infection than the UK.
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Asked by Kate Osamor
(Edmonton)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, from which Government budget was funding allocated to the (a) 2015 Joint Declaration, (b) 2018 Sandhurst Agreement and (c) 2019 Joint Action Plan.
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Asked by Andrew Gwynne
(Denton and Reddish)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the potential merits on exempting children in a joint custody arrangement with one parent overseas from self-isolating for 14 days after arriving back in the UK.
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Asked by Layla Moran
(Oxford West and Abingdon)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many new customs agents (a) have been trained and (b) are ready for deployment since 1 January 2020 in preparation for the end of the transition period with the EU.
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Asked by Layla Moran
(Oxford West and Abingdon)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to open the new customs agent academy; and what estimate she has made of the cost to the public purse of potential delays in the opening of that academy.
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Asked by David Linden
(Glasgow East)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to respond to the letter of 12 May 2020 from Councillor Jennifer Layden and all hon. Members representing Glasgow constituencies.
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(Stockport)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to suspend the minimum income requirements for people applying for (a) Further Leave to Remain and (b) Indefinite Leave to Remain as a spouse or partner during the covid-19 outbreak.
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(Arfon)
[N]
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason time when employees are furloughed does not count towards the 12 month period for the purposes of Tier 1 entrepreneur visa despite employees being considered as employed during furlough; and if she will take steps to change that policy and ensure that the period of furlough does count towards meeting the conditions of the visa.
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(Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have been newly detained under immigration detention powers since the beginning of the covid-19 lockdown in (a) immigration removal centres and (b) prisons, broken down by nationality.
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Asked by Scott Mann
(North Cornwall)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department has taken to reduce incidences of livestock theft from farmers in Cornwall.
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(South Shields)
Asked on: 01 June 2020
Home Office
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress she has made on the establishment of the national missing persons database; and what the timeframe is for that database to be operational.
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