Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer of 9 February 2011, Official Report, column 335W, on asylum, how many immigrants claimed asylum following detection and being served papers as immigration offenders in each year for which figures are available; how many of those were granted asylum; how many of those were refused permission to remain in the UK and asked to leave the UK; and how many left the UK in each year.
Mr Frank Field: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office if he will bring forward legislative proposals to enable the right to vote in UK elections to be removed from citizens of specified Commonwealth countries.
Mr Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what progress the Government has made in developing ways to record the (a) nationality and (b) immigration status of benefit claimants. Mr Hoban: We check nationality and immigration status of benefit claimants to ensure the benefit is paid properly and to prevent […]
Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex) (Con): Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is through access to primary care that the initial control must take place, but that all hospitals should have an overseas visitors manager who should be designated and required to collect overseas visitors’ moneys on a more regular basis and using a more joined-up and coherent way of working with the other agencies involved?
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead) (Lab) (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Health what moves the Government intend to take to prevent the national health service becoming an international health service.
Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex) (Con): Does my right hon. Friend agree that the economic benefit to Romanian and Bulgarian families of migrating to the UK is roughly double that to a Polish family, so the scale of his task is huge indeed? When he meets his European colleagues who share the same anxieties, will he see whether they have a different phrase and judgment for the habitual residence rules?
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead) (Lab) (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make a statement on what actions the Government are planning to restrict welfare to newcomers from Bulgaria and Romania from 1 January next year
Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex, Conservative): To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what recent estimate he has made of the effect of immigration on new social housing lets in London; (2) what estimate he has made of the effect of immigration on social housing waiting lists in London over the last 10 years.
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead, Labour): To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department for what purposes data collected from the e-Borders programme is currently being used.
Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex, Conservative) To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many UK Border Agency staff are involved in monitoring sponsor compliance for education institutions.