Mr John Hume

Cyn Social Democratic and Labour Party MP ar gyfer Foyle

Asylum

The asylum system is intended to protect people fleeing persecution in their own countries. Parliament has voted on subjects including: routes via which people may enter the United Kingdom to seek asylum; the circumstances in which those seeking asylum may work; support for those seeking asylum and if to allow those claiming asylum to be removed to other countries while their claim is assessed.

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Mr John Hume generally voted for a stricter asylum system

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Major votes

  • On 1 Maw 2004: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Burden of proof on prosecution rather than defendant in cases where immigrants to not have travel documents — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Maw 2004: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to failed asylum seekers and their families — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Maw 2004: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Asylum appeals should be referred to a higher court — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Maw 2004: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Give support to asylum seekers even when they make a late claim — rejected Show vote
  • On 1 Maw 2004: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, Etc.) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Rha 2003: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Decline to give a Second Reading — rejected Show vote
  • On 17 Rha 2003: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Meh 2002: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow the withdrawal of support from immigrants and asylum seekers in certain circumstances Show vote
  • On 12 Meh 2002: Mr John Hume Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not penalise those who bring passengers to the UK without the necessary authority — rejected Show vote
  • On 12 Meh 2002: Mr John Hume Fe wnaeth pleidleisio yes ar Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Meh 2002: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Only allow destitute asylum seekers and those under residence restrictions to live in accommodation centres for a maximum of 10 weeks — rejected Show vote
  • On 11 Meh 2002: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Do not allow appeals against rejected asylum claims from within the UK if the claim is unfounded Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 16 Gor 2003: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Asylum (Designated States) (No. 2) Order 2003 Show vote
  • On 17 Maw 2003: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Asylum (Designated States) Order 2003 Show vote
  • On 5 Tach 2002: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Asylum seekers can be placed in accommodation centres even if there is no local school pace for dependent children Show vote
  • On 5 Tach 2002: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Refuse support to asylum seekers who make a late claim Show vote
  • On 11 Meh 2002: Mr John Hume was absent for a vote on Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill — Allow earlier rights of appeal — rejected Show vote

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