Thomas Tugendhat

Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)

Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer Tonbridge and Malling

@tomtugendhat https://facebook.com/thomas.tugendhat

Tougher on illegal immigration

The UK should have stronger laws to tackle illegal immigration.

Photo: tristam sparks

Thomas Tugendhat almost always voted for stronger laws and enforcement of immigration rules

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Major votes

  • On 17 Ion 2024: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio increasing the maximum penalty for landlords and agents authorising a tenancy for a person without the right to enter or remain in the UK. Show vote
  • On 17 Ion 2024: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio increasing the maximum penalty for employing a person without the right to enter or remain in the UK. Show vote
  • On 17 Ion 2024: Thomas Tugendhat Fe wnaeth pleidleisio yes ar Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill Committee: Third reading Show vote
  • On 26 Ebr 2023: Thomas Tugendhat Fe wnaeth pleidleisio yes ar Illegal Migration Bill - Third Reading Show vote
  • On 20 Ebr 2022: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio in favour of creating an offence of entering the United Kingdom without a valid entry clearance (if one is required), and against creating an alternative narrower offence of arriving in the United Kingdom in breach of a deportation order. Show vote
  • On 22 Maw 2022: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio 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: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio in favour of making 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: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio not 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 and to allow those under 18 years to be denied the recovery period. Show vote
  • On 8 Rha 2021: Thomas Tugendhat was absent for a vote on Nationality and Borders Bill — New Clause 6 — Exemptions for Child Victims of Modern Slavery, Exploitation or Trafficking Show vote
  • On 8 Rha 2021: Thomas Tugendhat was absent for a vote on Nationality and Borders Bill — Clause 58 — Late Compliance with Slavery or Trafficking Information Notice: Damage to Credibility Show vote
  • On 8 Rha 2021: Thomas Tugendhat was absent for a vote on Nationality and Borders Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 7 Rha 2021: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio not to make it an offence to advertise services designed to facilitate illegal immigration. Show vote
  • On 7 Rha 2021: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio against explicitly requiring immigration and enforcement officers to avoid using their powers in a way that could endanger life at sea. Show vote
  • On 20 Gor 2021: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio for a series of changes to the law on immigration and nationality, including permitting the removal of asylum seekers with applications pending to other countries and provisions aimed at discouraging unsafe and dangerous routes of entry. Show vote
  • On 20 Gor 2021: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio for a series of changes to the law on immigration and nationality, including permitting the removal of asylum seekers with applications pending to other countries and provisions aimed at discouraging unsafe and dangerous routes of entry. Show vote
  • On 28 Ebr 2021: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio for new guidance intended to ensure that vulnerable people are not detained inappropriately in immigration detention. Show vote
  • On 19 Hyd 2020: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio against introducing 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: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio against introducing 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: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio in favour of arrangements for immigration checks for those opening banks and building society accounts. Show vote
  • On 25 Ebr 2016: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio against banning the immigration detention of those who are pregnant and against guidance to be taken into account on the immigration detention of vulnerable people. Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2015: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio in favour of making it a criminal offence for someone to work if their immigration status prohibits it. Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2015: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to make it an offence to rent a home to someone who is disqualified as a result of their immigration status from occupying premises under a residential tenancy agreement. Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2015: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to restrict the support available to failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants. Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2015: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote
  • On 13 Hyd 2015: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Hyd 2015: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 19 Mai 2021: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio voted in favour of requiring ID from voters in elections, for measures intended to deter illegal entry into the UK, in favour of legislation to tackle violence, including against women and girls, and for action to support victims and improve internet safety. Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2015: Thomas Tugendhat wedi pleidleisio to extend the power to deport an individual before considering an appeal on human rights grounds so it applies to all those appealing on human rights grounds against their removal. Show vote

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