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Policing Minister Kit Malthouse's statement on Birmingham incident and Extinction Rebellion Protests

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Madam Deputy Speaker, before making a statement on the Extinction Rebellion protests, I wanted to say how shocked and deeply saddened both I and the Home Secretary are by the incident in Birmingham in the early hours of Sunday. Our …

Chris Philp's statement on those crossing the English Channel in small boats

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Mr Speaker, in recent months the UK has seen a completely unacceptable increase in illegal migration through small boat crossings from France to the UK. This Government and the Home Secretary are working relentlessly to stop these crossings. Illegal migration …

The use of temporary hotels to house asylum seekers during Covid-19

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The UK has a statutory obligation to provide destitute asylum seekers with temporary accommodation, transportation and cash/subsistence support whilst their application for asylum is being considered. This is in accordance with the Immigration Asylum Act 1999, the Asylum Support Regulations …