Home Affairs Committee - Seventh Report

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 8 October 2013.


Terms of Reference

Key Facts

1 Past and current criticisms of the asylum system


Time taken to receive a decision


'Culture of disbelief'

Quality of decision making and lack of auditing

Everyday difficulties when dealing with the UKBA

Asylum Screening


Submitting further claims

Family reunion

General ineffectiveness

Concerns about the Asylum Operating Model

2 Asylum decision

Country of Origin information and Country Policy Bulletins

Gender-related persecution and gender sensitivity within the asylum system


Detained Fast Track

Legal representation

Legal Aid

Quality of legal advice

3 Asylum support

Section 95 support and the right to work

Section 4 support


Accommodation and support provided as part of the COMPASS contract

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and Written Evidence

16 April 2013

11 June 2013

25 June 2013 - Part a

25 June 2013 - Part b

2 July 2013

Written Evidence

Additional Written Evidence

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Prepared 11 October 2013