Amendments proposed to the Nationality, Immigration And Asylum Bill - continued House of Commons

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Simon Hughes
Mr Richard Allan

196

Clause     32,     page     17,     line     2,     leave out subsection (4).

   

Angela Eagle

201

Clause     32,     page     17,     line     9,     at end insert—

      '( ) section [Withdrawal of support under Part 2],'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr Richard Allan

197

Clause     32,     page     17,     line     14,     leave out 'section 26' and insert 'this Part'.


   

Angela Eagle

116

Clause     33,     page     17,     line     28,     leave out paragraphs (c) and (d).


   

Simon Hughes
Mr Richard Allan

207

Clause     34,     page     17,     line     37,     leave out paragraph (a).

   

Simon Hughes
Mr Richard Allan

208

Clause     34,     page     18,     line     1,     at end insert—

      '(c) an order may only be made where it is appropriate to meet the needs of a particular asylum seeker'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Angela Watkinson
Mr Gregory Barker

243

Clause     34,     page     18,     line     4,     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr Humfrey Malins
Mrs Cheryl Gillan
Angela Watkinson
Mr Gregory Barker

242

Clause     34,     page     18,     line     6,     after 'Parliament', insert ', and

      (c) shall not be made where the asylum seeker resides at an address of his family or friend and such address is known to the Secretary of State'.


   

Angela Eagle

117

Clause     35,     page     18,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '( )   In subsection (1) for the definition of "asylum-seeker" substitute—

       ""asylum-seeker" means a person—

      (a) who is at least 18 years old,

      (b) who has made a claim for asylum at a place designated by the Secretary of State,

      (c) whose claim has been recorded by the Secretary of State, and

      (d) whose claim has not been determined;".'.

   

Angela Eagle

118

Clause     35,     page     18,     line     23,     leave out from 'asylum-seeker' to end of line 25 and insert 'despite paragraph (d) of the definition of "asylum-seeker" in subsection (1) while—

      (a) his household includes a dependant child who is under 18, and

      (b) he does not have leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom.".'.

   

Ms Karen Buck

152

Clause     35,     page     18,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '(3B)   The Secretary of State shall make arrangements with local housing authorities, social services authorities, health and education authorities and other relevant agencies to promote the resettlement of those recognised as refugees under the Refugee Convention 1951, and those granted exceptional leave to remain in the United Kingdom.

    (3C)   For the purposes of subsection (3B), resettlement may include assistance in securing accommodation, welfare benefits, health, community care and education services.'.

   

Angela Eagle

119

Clause     35,     page     18,     line     26,     leave out 'subsection (5)' and insert 'subsections (5) and (6)'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr Richard Allan

209

Clause     35,     page     18,     line     31,     leave out 'and' and insert 'or'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr Richard Allan

210

Clause     35,     page     18,     line     35,     leave out 'and' and insert 'or'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr Richard Allan

211

Clause     35,     page     18,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   For the purposes of subsections (3) and (4) above a person does not have or cannot obtain adequate accommodation if he cannot pay the rent and similar charges for it or the Council Tax (if any) payable by the person or his dependant.'.

   

Simon Hughes
Mr Richard Allan

212

Clause     35,     page     19,     line     7,     leave out subsection (7).

   

Simon Hughes
Mr Richard Allan

213

Clause     35,     page     19,     line     11,     leave out paragraph (a).

   

Angela Eagle

120

Clause     35,     page     19,     line     17,     leave out 'or assets which are' and insert 'which is'.

   

Angela Eagle

121

Clause     35,     page     19,     line     19,     at end insert—

      '( ) enable or require the Secretary of State in deciding whether a person is destitute to have regard to assets of a prescribed kind which he or a dependant of his has or might reasonably be expected to have;'.

   

Angela Eagle

122

Clause     35,     page     19,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   The following shall be substituted for section 96(1)(b) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c.33) (ways of providing support)—

          "(b) by providing the supported person and his dependants (if any) with food and other essential items;".

    (5B)   In section 97 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c.33) (support: supplemental)—

      (a) in subsection (4) for "essential living needs" there shall be substituted "food and other essential items",

      (b) in subsection (5) for "essential living needs" there shall be substituted "food and other essential items", and

      (c) in subsection (6) for "living needs" there shall be substituted "items".'.

   

Angela Eagle

248

Clause     35,     page     19,     line     34,     an end insert—

    '()   The following shall be substituted for section 12(2B) of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c.49) (general social welfare services of local authorities - exclusion of destitute asylum seeker: interpretation)—

          "(2B)   Section 95(3) to (8) of that Act shall apply for the purposes of subsection (2A) of this section; and for that purpose a reference to the Secretary of State in section 95(5) or (6) shall be treated as a reference to a local authority.".

    ()   The following shall be substituted for section 13A(5) of that Act (provision of residential accommodation with nursing - exclusion of destitute asylum seeker: interpretation)—

          "(5)   Section 95(3) to (8) of that Act shall apply for the purposes of subsection (4) of this section; and for that purpose a reference to the Secretary of State in section 95(5) or (6) shall be treated as a reference to a local authority.".

    ()   The following shall be substituted for section 13B(4) of that Act (Provision of care and after-care - exclusion of destitute asylum seeker: interpretation)—

          "(4)   Section 95(3) to (8) of that Act shall apply for the purposes of subsection (3) of this section; and for that purpose a reference to the Secretary of State in section 95(5) or (6) shall be treated as a reference to a local authority.".'.

   

Angela Eagle

123

Clause     35,     page     19,     line     41,     at end insert—

    '( )   The following shall be substituted for Article 7(3A) of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (S.I. 1972/1265 (N.I. 14)) (prevention of illness, care and after-care: exclusion of asylum-seeker: interpretation)—

          "(3A)   Section 95(3) to (8) of that Act shall apply for the purpose of paragraph (3); and for that purpose a reference to the Secretary of State in section 95(5) or (6) shall be treated as a reference to the Department."

    ( )   The following shall be substituted for Article 15(7) of that Order (general social welfare: exclusion of destitute asylum-seeker: interpretation)—

          "(7)   Section 95(3) to (8) of that Act shall apply for the purpose of paragraph (6); and for that purpose a reference to the Secretary of State in section 95(5) or (6) shall be treated as a reference to the Department.".'.

   

Angela Eagle

249

Clause     35,     page     19,     line     41,     at end insert—

    '()   The following shall be substituted for section 7(4) of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984 (c.36) (functions of local authorities - exclusion of destitute asylum seeker: interpretation)—

          "(4)   Section 95(3) to (8) of that Act shall apply for the purposes of subsection (3) of this section; and for that purpose a reference to the Secretary of State in section 95(5) or (6) shall be treated as a reference to a local authority.".

    ()   The following shall be substituted for section 8(5) of that Act (provision of after-care services - exclusion of destitute asylum seeker: interpretation)—

          "(5)   Section 95(3) to (8) of that Act shall apply for the purposes of subsection (4) of this section; and for that purpose a reference to the Secretary of State in section 95(5) or (6) shall be treated as a reference to a local authority".'.


   

Simon Hughes
Mr Richard Allan

214

Clause     36,     page     20,     line     1,     at end insert—

      '(c) where the Secretary of State inquires into a person's age under section 19(2) he shall not do so until he is satisfied that the person has had access to legal advice or assistance and representation;

      (d) the Secretary of State may make a grant to a voluntary organisation which provides legal advice or assistance and representation to such a person;

      (e) a grant under this section may be subject to terms or conditions (which may include conditions as to repayment).'.

 
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