Nia Griffith

Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

Llafur MP ar gyfer Llanelli

@NiaGriffithMP https://facebook.com/Nia-Griffith-MP-154165864657660

Tougher on illegal immigration

The UK should have stronger laws to tackle illegal immigration.

Photo: tristam sparks

Nia Griffith almost always voted against stronger laws and enforcement of immigration rules

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Major votes

  • On 17 Ion 2024: Nia Griffith Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill Committee: Third reading Show vote
  • On 26 Ebr 2023: Nia Griffith Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Illegal Migration Bill - Third Reading Show vote
  • On 20 Ebr 2022: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against creating an offence of entering the United Kingdom without a valid entry clearance (if one is required), and in favour of creating an alternative narrower offence of arriving in the United Kingdom in breach of a deportation order. Show vote
  • On 22 Maw 2022: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio not to permit treating refugees who have not "come to the United Kingdom directly from a country or territory where their life or freedom was threatened" and "presented themselves without delay to the authorities" differently from those who have. Show vote
  • On 22 Maw 2022: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio not to make it an offence to knowingly arrive in the United Kingdom without a valid entry clearance, if such a clearance is required. Show vote
  • On 22 Maw 2022: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to raise the threshold for denying an individual the 30-day recovery period for victims, or potential victims of slavery or trafficking, during which they cannot be removed from the United Kingdom, and to prevent those under 18 years ever being denied the recovery period. Show vote
  • On 8 Rha 2021: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to exempt potential child victims of modern slavery, exploitation or trafficking from requirements to provide information to determine if they are in-fact a victim, to exempt such children from being denied support on the grounds they are a threat to public order and to exempt them from limits on support. Show vote
  • On 8 Rha 2021: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio not to infer that the late provision of information by a potential slavery or trafficking victim damages that person’s credibility. Show vote
  • On 8 Rha 2021: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against a series of changes to the law on immigration and nationality, against permitting the removal of asylum seekers with applications pending to other countries and against provisions aimed at discouraging unsafe and dangerous routes of entry. Show vote
  • On 7 Rha 2021: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to make it an offence to advertise services designed to facilitate illegal immigration. Show vote
  • On 7 Rha 2021: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to explicitly require immigration and enforcement officers to avoid using their powers in a way that could endanger life at sea. Show vote
  • On 20 Gor 2021: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against a series of changes to the law on immigration and nationality, against permitting the removal of asylum seekers with applications pending to other countries and against provisions aimed at discouraging unsafe and dangerous routes of entry. Show vote
  • On 20 Gor 2021: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against a series of changes to the law on immigration and nationality, against permitting the removal of asylum seekers with applications pending to other countries and against provisions aimed at discouraging unsafe and dangerous routes of entry. Show vote
  • On 28 Ebr 2021: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against new guidance intended to ensure that vulnerable people are not detained inappropriately in immigration detention. Show vote
  • On 19 Hyd 2020: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to introduce a time limit on immigration detention of twenty-eight days for nationals of the European Economic Area and Switzerland. Show vote
  • On 30 Meh 2020: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to introduce a time limit on immigration detention of twenty-eight days for nationals of the European Economic Area and Switzerland. Show vote
  • On 14 Rha 2016: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against arrangements for immigration checks for those opening banks and building society accounts. Show vote
  • On 25 Ebr 2016: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio to ban the immigration detention of those who are pregnant and for guidance to be taken into account on the immigration detention of vulnerable people. Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2015: Nia Griffith was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 8 — Offence of Illegal Working Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2015: Nia Griffith was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2015: Nia Griffith was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Support for Failed Asylum Seekers and Illegal Migrants Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2015: Nia Griffith was absent for a vote on Immigation Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Hyd 2015: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against creating criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and against other measures in the Immigration Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Hyd 2015: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against creating criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and against other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 19 Mai 2021: Nia Griffith wedi pleidleisio against requiring ID from voters in elections, against measures intended to deter illegal entry into the UK, against legislation to tackle violence, including against women and girls, and against action to support victims and improve internet safety. Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2015: Nia Griffith was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 34 — Human Rights Appeals within the United Kingdom Show vote

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