"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela.
"He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb.
"Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence." - Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
"When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". -
David Cameron.

Monday 10 March 2014

Family migration amendment withdrawn but not lost


'Baroness Hamwee, the Liberal Democrat Peer who chaired the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Migration’s Family Migration Committee, tabled a new clause to the Immigration Bill that aimed to reduce the £18,600 income threshold to the national minimum wage. Hamwee withdrew the amendment but promised to bring it back at a later stage. '

Baroness Hamwee's amendment in Hansard :

Previous posts on divided families and Parliament (including the APPG) :

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