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INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF HOME OFFICE IMMIGRATION POLICY AND PRACTICE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1182: tabled on 19 April 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 90 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the Home Office's long track record of delay, maladministration and poor quality decision-making while implementing increasingly harsh anti-immigrant policies; deplores the cruel and grossly unfair treatment of Commonwealth citizens legally resident in the UK, including denial of NHS health care, dismissal from employment, arbitrary detention under Immigration Act powers, threat of removal from the UK and destitution; believes that such mistreatment is a direct result of deliberate policies, and in particular the then Home Secretary's creation of a hostile environment under the Immigration Act 2014, which places an unreasonable onus on individuals to produce often long lost evidence of residence; deeply regrets the failure of the then Home Secretary to act upon policy recommendations set out in the October 2014 Legal Action Group report Chasing Status, which included establishing a specialist unit within the Home Office to deal with Windrush Generation cases; commends the work of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, Praxis Community Projects, the Refugee and Migrant Centre and others in supporting individuals stripped of their legal rights; welcomes the current Home Secretary's belated acknowledgement that the Home Office has become too concerned with policy and strategy and sometimes loses sight of the individual; and calls on the Government to establish an independent commission to review Home Office policies and practice, their impact on black and minority ethnic communities and how they might be reformed to improve fairness and efficiency.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Amesbury, Mike
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Weaver Vale
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 May 2018
Livingston
Benn, Hilary
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2018
Leeds Central
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 April 2018
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 May 2018
Carshalton and Wallington
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 April 2018
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2018
Westminster North
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Birmingham, Northfield
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 May 2018
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Edinburgh South West
Coaker, Vernon
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2018
Gedling
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Inverclyde
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Dagenham and Rainham
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Coventry South
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2018
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Swansea West
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 April 2018
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
De Cordova, Marsha
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2018
Battersea
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 April 2018
West Dunbartonshire
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Cardiff South and Penarth
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 April 2018
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2018
Liverpool, Riverside
Evans, Chris
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2018
Islwyn
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2018
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2018
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 May 2018
Motherwell and Wishaw
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2018
Newport West
Frith, James
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2018
Bury North
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2018
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2018
Ilford South
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Birmingham, Hall Green
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Glasgow North
Green, Kate
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2018
Stretford and Urmston
Harman, Ms Harriet
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Camberwell and Peckham
Hayes, Helen
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Dulwich and West Norwood
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 May 2018
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2018
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 23 April 2018
North Down
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2018
Hartlepool
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2018
Bath
Hollern, Kate
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2018
Blackburn
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 25 April 2018
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Knowsley
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2018
Edinburgh West
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 April 2018
Ceredigion
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2018
North Norfolk
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 April 2018
Glasgow East
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2018
Eastbourne
Lucas, Ian C.
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2018
Wrexham
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 May 2018
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Martin, Sandy
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2018
Ipswich
McCabe, Steve
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2018
Birmingham, Selly Oak
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Glasgow South
McKinnell, Catherine
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne North
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Falkirk
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Glasgow North West
Murray, Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2018
Edinburgh South
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2018
Ynys Môn
Reeves, Ellie
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2018
Lewisham West and Penge
Rimmer, Ms Marie
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2018
St Helens South and Whiston
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Brighton, Kemptown
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Strangford
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2018
Huddersfield
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Edinburgh East
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Bolsover
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Hammersmith
Sobel, Alex
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2018
Leeds North West
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Glasgow South West
Stevens, Jo
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Cardiff Central
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2018
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Streeting, Wes
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Ilford North
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2018
East Dunbartonshire
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Glasgow Central
Timms, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
East Ham
Turley, Anna
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Redcar
Twigg, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Liverpool, West Derby
Umunna, Chuka
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Streatham
West, Catherine
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Hornsey and Wood Green
Western, Matt
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2018
Warwick and Leamington
Whitfield, Martin
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2018
East Lothian
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2018
Central Ayrshire
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 April 2018
Arfon
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Bedford
Zeichner, Daniel
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2018
Cambridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.