Non-Parliamentary Briefings, Submissions and Responses

This page contains various briefings, submissions and responses.  It includes ILPA's responses to public consultations and to some informal consultations, and several submissions to various public bodies.  It does not include ILPA's parliamentary briefings, submissions and responses such as briefings on Bills and other legislation and submissions to Select Committees.  These may be found from the Parliamentary Briefings, Submissions and Responses page (or see the links to the left of this page).

Briefings on this page are set out in reverse chronological order. 

2017

ILPA evidence to the enquiry into the situation of unaccompanied and separated minors in Europe for the Human Trafficking Foundation (25 May 2017)

Public Law Project response to the Ministry of Justice Consultation on Legal Aid Financial Eligibility and Universal Credit (5 May 2017)

ILPA comments on new bail forms and guidance (26 April 2017)

ILPA / TELI Comments on Draft Detention Services Order (DSO) on the Care and Management of Transgender and Intersex Detainees

ILPA response to the Tribunal Procedure Committee Consultation on Changes To The Tribunal Procedure (First - Tier Tribunal) (Immigration And Asylum Chamber) Rules 2014 Arising From The Immigration Act 2016 (23 March 2017)

ILPA response to the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s questionnaire as part of the re-inspection of administrative review (10 February 2017)

ILPA Response to the Department of Health Consultation on Amendment of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2016 (20 January 2017)

2016

ILPA response to consultation on International migration statistics outputs, 21 December 2016

ILPA response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on proposal to expedite appeals by immigration detainees, 22 November 2016 UPDATED 23 November 2016 with response from Public Law Project

ILPA response to National Asylum Stakeholder Forum (NASF) Sub-group Review Questionnaire – October 2016

ILPA submission to Law Commission consultation for 13th Programme of law reform, 1 November 2016

ILPA response to the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner’s (OISC) stakeholder consultation on New Guidance on Competence 2017, 31 October 2016

ILPA comments on Home Office review of the Tier 2 and 5: Guidance for Sponsors 04/16 v 1.2 ("the Guidance"), 10 October 2016

ILPA response to Acting Resident Judge Zucker’s Proposals for a Regional Pilot involving New Standard and Supplementary Directions in Protection Appeals, 23 September 2016

ILPA evidence for British Future's inquiry into the status of EU nationals in the UK, 7 September 2016

ILPA response to Chief Inspector for Inspection on Human Trafficking, 22 August 2016

ILPA comments on Draft Detention Services Order 05/2016: Care and management of pregnant women in detention, 11 August 2016

ILPA comments on: Asylum Policy Instruction: Processing Children’s Asylum Claims, version 1.0 and Family tracing: Guidance on regulation 6 of the Asylum Seekers (Reception Conditions) Regulations 2005, Version 1.0, 4 August 2016

ILPA headline comments on Detention Services Orders 2016: Removal from Association (DC Rule 40) and Temporary Confinement (DC Rule 42) and Age Disputes, 28 July 2016

ILPA comments to Immigration and Border Policy Directorate, Home Office, on the draft Adults at Risk in Immigration Detention policy, 1 July 2016

Consultation on draft asylum 'point of claim' leaflet, Asylum Operations, UK Visas and Immigration, 10 June 2016 plus ILPA headline comments, 24 June 2016

ILPA response to the Civil Procedure Rules Committee consultation on appeals to the Court of Appeal: amendments to the civil procedure rules and practice directions, 24 June 2016

Home Office consultation on revised Detention Service Orders (DSOs), 22 February 2016 UPDATED with ILPA comments 21 March 2016 UPDATED with government guidance on deaths in detention 14 June 2016

ILPA response to Ministry of Justice Tribunal Fees: consultation on proposals for the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), 3 June 2016

ILPA response to Legal Aid Agency consultation on statistics on legal aid providers, 31 May 2016

ILPA response to Ministry of Justice Review of Legal Aid for Trafficking and Modern Slavery Compensation Claims, 27 May 2016

ILPA response to Bach Commission on Access to Justice call for written evidence, 29 April 2016

Joint ILPA and UKLGIG comments on Draft Detention Service Order x/2016: Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Detainees in the Detention Estate, 18 April 2016

ILPA comments to Home Office on the draft rules for Short Term Holding Facilities (STHFs), 14 April 2016

ILPA response to Home Office consultation on proposals to improve the civil penalty regime, 18 April 2016

ILPA response to Department of Health consultation: Overseas visitors and migrants: extending charges for NHS services, 7 March 2016

ILPA response to Solicitors Regulation Authority Consultation: Training for Tomorrow: assessing competence, 4 March 2016

ILPA Comments on the Home Office Draft Detention Services Order: Detainee Access to the Internet, 26 February 2016

ILPA comments on draft Home Office Instruction Family reunion: for refugees and those with humanitarian protection, 19 February 2016

ILPA Briefing for The Council of Europe High Commissioner for Human Rights for his visit to the UK 22 January 2016

2015

ILPA response to Department for Business Innovation and Skills Consultation: Tackling Exploitation in the Labour Market, 7 December 2015

ILPA comments to the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration for the Inspection into Administrative Review, 12 November 2015

ILPA comments to Immigration and Border Policy Directorate on Rule 35 draft templates for reports and responses, 14 October 2015

ILPA response to the Migration Advisory Committee’s call for evidence on Tier 2 of the Points-Based system, 25 September 2015

ILPA response to The Government response to consultation on enhanced fees for divorce proceedings, possession claims, and general applications in civil proceedings and Consultation on further fees proposals, 18 September 2015

ILPA response to Ministry of Justice consultation: Reform of Judicial Review, Proposals for the provision and use of financial information, 15 September 2015

ILPA response to Home Office consultation on Asylum Support 8 September 2015

ILPA Comments on Revisions to Statelessness Guidance and Application Form, 4 September 2015

ILPA response to Bar Standards Board consultation on the proposed new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scheme for the Bar 1 September 2015

ILPA evidence to the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration for his investigation into the handling of complaints by UK Visas and Immigration, 21 August 2015

ILPA Response to the Department of Communities and Local Government Consultation on Tackling Rogue Landlords and Improving the Rental Sector, 20 August 2015

ILPA response to Women’s Resource Centre call for evidence on the Domestic Violence evidence requirements under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 following the report of the Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 14 August 2015

ILPA comments on OISC draft guidance note to accompany the Code of Standards, 6 August 2015

ILPA response to Home Office request for comments on Right to Rent Code of Practice - acceptable documents, 31 July 2015

ILPA response to Independent Review of the Domestic Worker Visa 6 June 2015

Review of the welfare in detention of vulnerable persons, ILPA submission, 2 June 2015

ILPA response to Care Quality Commission consultation: Health and social care in prisons and young offender institutions, and health care in immigration removal centres, 26 May 2015

ILPA response to Health and Social Care Information Centre National Back Office Tracing Review Survey 20 March 2015

ILPA response to Home Office Right to Rent Evaluation Team survey Right to Rent scheme 15 March 2015

ILPA response to Legal Aid Agency CW3A/B/C checklist for extensions to the upper cost limits in immigration and asylum controlled work cases, 25 February 2015

ILPA response to the Legal Aid Agency Ministry of Justice consultation on the publication of Legal Aid Statistics in England and Wales, 20 February 2015

ILPA comments to Administrative Court on draft amendment to the Costs Guidance, 8 February 2015

ILPA comments to Home Office on revision to asylum policy guidance on legal representatives interventions in interviews, 5 February 2015

ILPA comments on Detention Service Order (DSO) 04/2012 Visitors and Visiting Procedures 5 February 2015

ILPA to Department of Justice Northern Ireland, response to consultation on the scope of civil legal aid 30 January 2014

ILPA response to Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) consultation on the OISC Complaints Scheme

ILPA response to Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) consultation on the Code of Standards 30 January 2015

Home Office consultation on UK Borders Act 2007: sanctions for non-compliance with the biometric registration regulations 11 November 2014 and ILPA comments on proposed amendments to the Code of Practice 19 December 2014 Updated 27 January 2015 with Home Office response

ILPA proposals for the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s Inspection Plan 2015-2016, 21 January 2015

ILPA/joint response to Home Office consultation re draft plan in respect of gender 16 January 2015

ILPA/joint response to Home Office consultation re draft plans in respect of sexual orientation plan 16 January 2015

ILPA response to Home Office Right to Rent Survey as submitted on line 15 January 2015

ILPA response to Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation: what standards should we expect of solicitors when newly-qualified and subsequently? 12 January 2015

2014

Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration inspection of removals: stakeholder survey, 13 November 2014 and ILPA response to survey of 19 December 2014

Home Office consultation on UK Borders Act 2007: sanctions for non-compliance with the biometric registration regulations 11 November 2014 and ILPA comments on proposed amendments to the Code of Practice 19 December 2014

ILPA response to Home Office informal consultation on draft visitor rules and guidance, 26 November 2014

ILPA response to Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC): Triennial Review 14 November 2014

ILPA to Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration re inspection into illegal working, 14 November 2014

ILPA Response to the Civil Procedure Rule Committee’s Consultation on a pre action protocol for judicial review and to the Home Office consultation on the introduction of a pro forma in pre-action judicial review cases 9 November 2014

ILPA comments on the draft immigration rules on administrative review (members only) 15 August 2014 

ILPA submission to the review of the National Referral Mechanism, endorsed by the Anti-Trafficking Legal Project, 31 July 2014

ILPA response to Treasury Solicitors pre Action pro forma in judicial review cases, 21 July 2014 and Treasury Solicitors' responses thereto  of 25 July 2014 and 15 August 2014 plus consultation (members only)

ILPA evidence to National Audit Office Legal Aid, 21 July 2014

ILPA response to Department of Education consultation on draft regulations and statutory guidance for local authorities on the care of unaccompanied and trafficked children. Response of 25 March 2014.

ILPA response Home Office consultation on Mental Health in Detention consultation date 24 January 2014. Response of 21 March 2014

ILPA response to the Proposal to amend the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Chamber President's Direction regarding use of non-legal members in the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) consultation by Sir Jeremy Sullivan, Senior President of Tribunals, Response of 10 January 2014

 

2013

27 December 2013

ILPA response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation on file retention

3 December 2013

ILPA response to Home Office consultation on fees and charging

1 November 2013

ILPA response to judicial review proposals for further reform

15 October 2013

ILPA comments for the evaluation of the Immigration Enforcement Go HOME campaign

20 September 2013

ILPA comments on the Draft Asylum Policy Instruction: Medical Reports from Freedom from Torture and the Helen Bamber Foundation (ILPA members only)

29 August 2013

ILPA to the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner re Code of Standards and Commissioner's Rules

28 August 2013

ILPA response to the Department of Health consultation: Sustaining services, ensuring fairness: A consultation on migrant access and their financial contribution to NHS provision in England July 2013   

ILPA response to the Home Office consultation Controlling immigration - regualting migrant access to health services in the UK July 2013

20 August 2013

ILPA response to the Home Office consultation Tackling illegal immigration in private rented accommodation

20 August 2013

ILPA response to the Home Office consultation on simplifying and strengthening the civil penalty regime

20 July 2013

ILPA response to the Civil Procedure Rules Committee on costs budgeting and costs management

3 July 2013

ILPA response to the Tribunal Procedure Committee consultation on the proposed Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Rules 2013 and amendments to the Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) Rules 2008

20 June 2013

ILPA response to Tribunal Procedure Committee consultation on amendments to Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) Rules 2008 arising from statutory changes to judicial review

7 June 2013

ILPA evidence to the evidence to the Independent Advisory Panel on Non-Compliance Management

3 June 2013

Transforming legal aid: delivering a more credible and efficient system, Ministry, ILPA final submission to the Ministry of Justice.

30 May 2013

Submission to the Low Commission on the future of advice and legal support in response to its context paper on asylum and immigration

15 May 2013

Fee Remission in the Courts and Tribunals, Ministry of Justice, ILPA response, 15 May 2013

29 April 2013

Transforming legal aid: delivering a more credible and efficient system, Ministry of Justice, ILPA's initial comments 29 April 2013

15 April 

ILPA Evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee Enquiry into Asylum

1 April

ILPA comments on the UK Border Agency National Referral Mechanism Next Generation Quality Framework Draft Marking Standards

21 March

ILPA comments on draft judicial review guidance for the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), 19 March 2013

19 February

 ILPA response to Information Commissioner's Office Consultation: Subject access code of practice

18 February

Independent Chief Inspector's thematic inspection into the handling of asylum claims made by unaccompanied children

15 February

ILPA comments on arbitrary deprivation of nationality for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

12 February

ILPA comments for the Fundamental Review of the First-tier Tribunal

12 February 2013

ILPA comments on the UK Border Agency draft asylum pre-briefing

04 February 2013

ILPA response to Ministry of Justice consultation on fee remission in the First-tier Tribunal

24 January 2013

ILPA Response to Ministry of Justice Consultation on Judicial Review

2012

17 December 2012

ILPA to the Department of Health re immigration detention and release from detention and how this interacts with transfers under the Mental Health Act.

1 November 2012

ILPA response to Ministry of Justice Consultation on Adult Conditional Cautions (foreign offender conditions) 1 November 2012

8 October 2012
Juxtaposed controls: ILPA note for the Chief Inspector re his inspection of juxtaposed controls. 8 October 2012

30 September 2012
ILPA Response to Commission on a Bill of Rights, a second consultation, July 2012 30 September 2012

26 September 2012
ILPA submission to the consultation of the European Ombuds on Frontex and fundamental rights

21 September 2012
Comments to the Legal Services Commisison on the very high cost cases contract (VHCC)

14 September 2012
Response to the UK Border Agency Service Standards Review
For members only: response with related correspondence

6 September 2012
Response to Office of Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) Consultation (OISC Codes of Standards and Complaints System)

27 July 2012
Comments to Legal Service Commission (re draft document on Account Qualification - Impact of Immigration Legal Help Errors)
For members only: draft LSC Account Qualification - Impact of Immigration Legal Help Errors

20 July 2012
Comments to UK Border Agency (re Asylum Instruction on Humanitarian Protection)
For members only: draft Asylum Instruction on Humanitarian Protection

28 June 2012
Submission to Legal Services Commission (running down immigration work going out of scope)

24 May 2012
ILPA response to the Legal Services Board consultation on the regulation of immigration advice and services

18 May 2012
Submission to Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (Case Assurance and Audit Unit) with appended material (available to members only)

13 May 2012
Submission to UK Border Agency (consent to waiver of minimum 72 hours notice of removal) with further material (available to members only)

4 May 2012
Response to the Legal Services Commission consultation (future of Specialist Support Service)

27 April 2012
Submission to the Equality and Human Rights Commission consultation (forthcoming examination of the UK by the UN Committee Against Torture) including additional appended material

20 April 2012
Submission to European Asylum Support Office (EASO) (age assessment practices)

18 April 2012
Response to Government consultation (introducing a statutory register of lobbyists)

12 April 2012
Response to HM Inspectorate of Prisons (inspection criteria: immigration detention)
ILPA also endorses the comments and recommendations in the response of Bail for Immigration Detainees on the inspection criteria for imigration detention and the comments of the Refugee Children's Consortium on the inspection criteria for family detention.

30 March 2012
Response to Ministry of Justice (process for exceptional cases funding, civil legal aid)
(see also related materials referred to in response)

13 February 2012
Joint Response from ILPA and Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) to First-tier and Upper Tribunals Immigration and Asylum Chambers (Bail Guidelines)
(see also previous joint response of 9 December 2011)

7 February 2012
Response to Ministry of Justice consultation (fees in the High Court and Court of Appeal)

30 January 2012
Submission to UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants (immigration detention)

2011

22 December 2011
Submission to Migration Advisory Committee (Tier 2 annual limit)

14 December 2011
Submission to UK Border Agency (draft subject access pro forma)

9 December 2011
Joint Response from ILPA and Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) to First-tier and Upper Tribunals Immigration and Asylum Chambers (Bail Guidelines)

5 December 2011
Comments on Revised Commission Proposal of 1 June 2011 on common procedures for granting and withdrawing international protection status (Recast)

30 November 2011
Submission to Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency (inspection programme for 2012/13)

11 November 2011
Response to the Commission on a Bill of Rights (do we need a UK Bill of Rights?)

13 October 2011
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Family Migration)

September 2011
Submission to Migration Advisory Committee re UK Border Agency consultation on family migration (and minimum income threshold proposal)

5 September 2011
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Employment-related settlement, Tier 5 and Overseas Domestic Workers)

31 January 2011
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Student Immigration System)

31 January 2011
Response to Home Office consultation (Proposed indicators and information strategy of the transparency section of the Home Office Business Plan)

31 January 2011
Submission to UK Border Agency (proposals on refugee family reunion)

21 January 2011
Response to Ministry of Justice consultation (fee charges for immigration and asylum appeals)
Response to Consultation Questionnaire

2010

22 December 2010

Initial Response to Ministry of Justice consultation (Proposals for reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales)

21 December 2010
Submission to Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency (use of country information in decision making)
Annexe: Letter of 14 April 2009 to Home Secretary (Zimbabwe Country Guidance and policy)

3 November 2010
Submission to UK Border Agency (Draft Healthcare Asylum Support Instruction)

October 2010
Response to Crown Prosecution Service consultation (Prosecuting and Trafficking)

October 2010
Submission to National Audit Office (Points Based System - employment routes)

15 October 2010
Submission to The Law Commission (proposals for its Eleventh Programme of Law Reform)

4 October 2010
Submission to Independent Review of the Office of the Children's Commissioner

24 September 2010
Submission to UK Border Agency (Draft Asylum Instruction on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Asylum Claim)

22 September 2010
Response to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons consultation (potential topics for thematic reports)

17 September 2010
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Limits on Non-EU Economic Migration)

16 September 2010
Submission to European Commission (Proposal for a Recast Directive of the European Parliament and the Council on minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and withdrawing international protection)

7 September 2010
Response to Migration Advisory Committee consultation (level of an annual limit on economic migration)

29 July 2010
Response to Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) consultation (Anonymity)

27 July 2010
Response to Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation (outcomes-based regulation)

2 July 2010
Submission to UK Border Agency (ending the detention of children)

30 June 2010
Submission to The Law Society (Access to Justice Review)

28 June 2010
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (refusing entry or stay to National Health Service (NHS) debtors)

14 June 2010
Joint Response (with AIRE Centre) to European Commission consultation (European Union (EU) Citizens’ Rights – The Way Forward)

14 June 2010
Submission to Legal Services Commission (Relationship Management Assurance Process – Guidance for Relationship Manager Visits version 4)

14 June 2010
Submission to Legal Services Commission (Immigration Coding and Guidance)

7 June 2010
Response to UK Border Agency questionnaire (first twelve months of the National Referral Mechanism)

30 April 2010
Response to Home Office Statistics consultation (publication of monthly asylum application statistical data)

30 March 2010
Submission to UK Border Agency (Proposed Asylum Instruction on Handling Claims Involving Allegations of Torture)

3 March 2010
Submission to Administrative Court (proposed changes to Administrative Court Procedures)

19 February 2010
Response to Ministry of Justice consultation (Legal Aid: Refocusing on Priority Cases – Draft Regulations, Funding Code Changes and Lord Chancellor’s Authorisations)

3 February 2010
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Asylum Support)

2 February 2010
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Simplifying Immigration Law: a new framework for Immigration Rules)

28 January 2010
Response to Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) consultation (Guidance on Competence)

15 January 2010
Submission to UK Border Agency (Assessing Age Asylum Process Guidance version 5)

2009

9 December 2009
Joint Submission (with AIRE Centre) to European Commission (guidance for better transposition and application of Citizens Directive)

8 December 2009
Joint Submission (with AIRE Centre) to UK Border Agency (re-cast Procedures and Qualifications Asylum Directives)

4 December 2009
Submission to UK Border Agency/UK Trade & Industry (Tier 4 (Students) Review)

30 November 2009
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Charging for Immigration and Visa Applications)

23 November 2009
Response to Ministry of Justice and Tribunals Service consulatation (Draft Practice Statements and Practice Directions of the Immigration and Asylum Chambers of First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal)

6 November 2009
Response to Ministry of Justice consultation (Legal Aid: Funding Reforms)

26 October 2009
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Earning the right to stay: A new points test for citizenship)

8 October 2009
Response to Ministry of Justice consultation (Legal Aid: Refocusing on priority cases)

29 September 2009
Response to Tribunal Procedure Rules Committee consultation (Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Rules)

23 September 2009
Submission to UK Border Agency (draft posters to display in offices of commercial partners overseas)

18 September 2009
Submission to UK Border Agency (pro forma for further submissions)

17 September 2009
Submission to Ministry of Justice (European Union Justice and Home Affairs Future Work Programme 2009 (Stockholm Programme))

4 September 2009
Submission to UK Border Agency (draft guidance for legal representatives on further submissions)

19 August 2009
Response to Ministry of Justice consultation (Funding Immigration and Asylum Legal Aid in the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal)

10 August 2009
Submission to UK Border Agency (Draft Operating Standard for the provision of Welfare Services in Immigration Removal Centres)

6 August 2009
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Oversight of Immigration Advice Sector)

31 July 2009
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (draft Statutory Guidance on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children)

9 July 2009
Submission to Minister of State for Borders and Immigration (changes to the Points Based System)

6 July 2009
Submission to UK Border Agency (Five Year Review of Asylum Cases)

2 July 2009
Submission to Working Group on Civil Procedure Rules Part 54 (Judicial Review) Practice Direction

11 June 2009
Response to UK Border Agency further consultation (draft Short-Term Holding Facility Rules)

9 June 2009
Response to Bar Standards Board consultation (Public Access Working Group Recommendations: equality and diversity implications)

May 2009
Response to Legal Services Commission consultation (Civil Fee Schemes Review – Proposed Amendments from 2010)

7 May 2009
Response to Ministry of Justice and Tribunals Service consultation (Tribunal Procedure, First-tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber) Rules)

7 May 2009
Submission to European Commission (European Commission Asylum Directives)

May 2009
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Draft Illustrative Rules on Protection)

17 April 2009
Response to UK Border Agency further consultation (draft Short-Term Holding Facility Rules)
2009 draft Short-Term Holding Facilities Rules
UK Border Agency response to ILPA's February 2006 consultation response
UK Border Agency note on changes to 2006 draft

April 2009
Submission to UK Border Agency (future priorities for New Asylum Model)

30 January 2009
Submission to UK Border Agency (Draft Section 4 (Asylum Support) Application Form and Guidance)

2008

31 October 2008
Response to Legal Services Commission consultation (Civil Bid Rounds for 2010 Contracts)

31 October 2008
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Immigration Appeals: Fair Decisions; Faster Justice)

October 2008
Response to UK Border Agency consultation (Strengthening the Common Travel Area)

19 September 2008
Submission to UK Border Agency (proposed amendments to section 4 (Asylum Support) eligibility criteria and regulations)

12 September 2008
Submission to UK Border Agency (Detained Fast-Track & Detained Non-Suspensive Appeals - Intake Selection (AIU Instruction))

July 2008
Submission to UK Border Agency (Tier 4 Equality Impact Assessment)

12 July 2008
Response to Ministry of Justice and Tribunals Service consultation (Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber) Procedure Rules)

12 July 2008
Response to Ministry of Justice and Tribunals Service consultation (First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) Procedure Rules)

30 June 2008
Submission to Legal Services Commission consultation (Managing Legal Aid Cases in Partnership - Delivery Transformation)

29 May 2008
Submission to UK Border Agency (Trafficking and National Referral Mechanisms)

14 May 2008
Submission to Ministry of Justice (The Community Legal Service (Funding)(Amendment) Order 2008) 

14 May 2008
Submission to UK Border Agency consultation (The Path to Citizenship Green Paper)

May 2008
Submission to UK Border Agency consultation (Compulsory Identity Cards for Foreign Nationals)

25 April 2008
Submission to Migration Advisory Committee (identifying skilled occupations where migration can sensibly help to fill labour shortages)

25 April 2008
Submission on Draft Lord Chancellor's Direction on Cross Border Disputes (implementation of Council Directive 2003/8/EC)

25 April 2008
Submission to UK Border Agency consultation (Code of Practice for Keeping Children Safe from Harm)
Annexe: Letter of 2 April 2008 to Lord Adonis (guardianship for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children)

4 April 2008
Response to Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills consultation (Focusing English for Speakers of Other Languages on Community Cohesion)

12 March 2008
Submission to Border and Immigration Agency (Equality Impact Assessment: Points Based System Youth Mobility Scheme (Tier 5))

11 March 2008
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (Visitors)

29 February 2008
Submission to Border and Immigration Agency (draft Detained Fast-Track (DFT) & Detained Non-Suspensive Appeals (DNSA) - Intake Selection (Asylum Intake Unit (AIU) instruction))

27 February 2008
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (Marriage Visas: pre-entry English requirement for spouses)

27 February 2008
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (Marriage to partners from overseas)

20 February 2008
Submission to Border and Immigration Agency (Statistics on 'Control of Immigration')

18 February 2008
Submission to Border and Immigration Agency (Review of Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC))

24 January 2008
Submission to Solicitors Regulation Authority (Review of Professional Accreditation)

24 January 2008
Submission to Border and Immigration Agency (Equality Impact Assessment: Points Based System Highly Skilled (Tier 1))

2007

21 December 2007
Submission to Lord Goldsmith's Citizenship Review

December 2007
Response to Ministry of Justice and Tribunals Service consultation (Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2008 and (Fast Track Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2008)

November 2007
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (Points Based System Fees)

November 2007
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (draft Immigration & Asylum (Provision of Service or Facilities) Regulations 2007)

19 October 2007
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (Transposition of Asylum Procedures Directive 2005/85/EC)

12 October 2007
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC): oversight of Border and Immigration Agency (BIA) incidents and complaints)

30 September 2007
Submission to European Commission (Green Paper on future Common European Asylum System)

10 September 2007
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (Controlled Access to the UK Labour Market for Romanians and Bulgarians)

29 August 2007
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (Simplifying Immigration Law)

7 August 2007
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (implementation of new powers to prevent illegal migrant working)

25 July 2007
Submission to Legal Services Commission (Advance Copy of Immigration Specification)

24 July 2007
Response to Ministry of Justice consultation (Legal Aid Regulations)

31 May 2007
Response to Border and Immigration Agency consultation (Planning Better Outcomes and Support for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children)

16 April 2007
Response Legal Services Commission consultation (Detention Advice Specification)

16 April 2007
Response to Legal Services Commission consultation (Unified Contract Specification)

30 March 2007
Submission to Immigration and


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