Motion F1 (as an amendment to Motion F)

Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Commons Amendments and Reasons – in the House of Lords am 6:10 pm ar 16 Ebrill 2024.

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Moved by Lord Browne of Ladyton

At end insert “, and do propose Amendment 10D in lieu—

10D: After Clause 5, insert the following new Clause—“Exemption for agents, allies and employees of the UK Overseas(1) Notwithstanding the Nationality and Borders Act 2022, the Illegal Migration Act 2023, any earlier Immigration Acts and the other provisions of this Act, the following categories of person may not be removed to the Republic of Rwanda—(a) agents or allies who have supported His Majesty’s armed forces overseas in an exposed or meaningful manner that now affects their claim for protection;(b) persons who have been employed by or indirectly contracted to provide services to the UK Government in an exposed or meaningful manner that now affects their claim for protection;(c) the partners and dependent family members of persons referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) above;(d) persons who were the partners or family members of persons referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) above in a manner that now affects their claim for protection.(2) The exemption in subsection (1) above includes but is not limited to persons eligible for entry to the UK under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy (“ARAP”) and Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (“ACRS”).(3) A person seeking to rely upon the exemption in subsection (1) above shall give the Secretary of State notice as soon as reasonably practicable to allow prompt verification of available records as to allies, agents, employees, contractors and family members.(4) Failure to give reasonable notice as required under subsection (3) above, may in the absence of available records verifying the claimant’s qualification for exemption under this section, allow a court or tribunal to draw adverse inferences as to the credibility of the claimant’s case for exemption.””

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I beg to move Motion F1.

Ayes 275, Noes 218.

Rhif adran 4 Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Commons Amendments and Reasons — Motion F1 (as an amendment to Motion F)

Ie: 273 Members of the House of Lords

Na: 216 Members of the House of Lords

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Motion F1 agreed.