A Westminster Hall debate on LGBTQ+ Afghan refugees has been scheduled for Tuesday 21 September 2021 at 4.30pm. The debate will be opened by Kate Osborne MP.
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
What does international law say about turning back migrants at sea, and can “pushback” tactics can be used safely and legally?
This briefing summarises statistics on asylum seekers in the UK and refugees who arrive through resettlement programmes.