Our regular Parliamentary Round-ups gather together details of all Parliamentary activity relating to refugees, asylum seekers and the advocacy issues we work on, including debates, Parliamentary Questions, Inquiries and announcements.
Asylum Matters has produced these updates from information contained and made available online in Hansard, the Official Record of the UK Parliament. Whilst every effort is made to ensure our summaries accurately represent the substance of debates, for accurate representation of Parliamentary proceedings, Hansard should always be relied upon. The updates contain Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence V3.0
20 October – 26 October 2018 – including Westminster Hall debate on the right to work for people seeking asylum
13 October – 19 October 2018 – including questions on asylum accommodation and on closure of reporting facilities in Stoke-on-Trent
6 October – 12 October 2018 – Parliament in recess until 9 October. Includes Westminster Hall debate on Asylum Accommodation Contracts, 10 October
29 September – 5 October 2018 – Parliament in recess. Written question on asylum accommodation.
22 September – 28 September 2018 – Parliament in recess. Includes written questions on enforcement and refugee family reunion
15 September 2018 – 21 September 2018 – Parliament in recess. Includes written questions on Rohingya refugees and UNRWA
8 September – 14 September 2018 – including statement on Calais children, Shaw on immigration detention and questions on asylum accommodation
1 September – 7 September 2018 – including adjournment debate on immigration control