The Nationality and Borders Bill has been considered in Public Bill Committee and is due to have its remaining stages in the Commons on 7 and 8 December.
The debate is in the name of Navendu Mishra. The motion of the debate is:
That this House has considered delays in the asylum system.
For some relevant background information, see
- Library briefing paper 1403, Asylum statistics, 1 July 2021 (section 2)
- Refugee Council, Living in Limbo: A decade of delays in the UK asylum system, July 2021
- Home Office, New Plan for Immigration: policy statement, 24 March 2021
The paper provides a timeline of events and statistics on casualties, Syria's humanitarian and refugee situation, and UK aid spending and military activity.
Many Members of Parliament are dealing with a lot of enquiries from constituents asking how relatives or friends in Afghanistan might be able to come to the UK.