HL Deb 11 November 1996 vol 575 cc80-1WA
Lord Skelmersdale

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What progress has been made in appointing a person, under Section 10 (3AA) of the Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993, to monitor the refusals of entry clearance where there is no right of appeal by virtue of Section 10 (3A) of the Act.

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs has invited Dame Elizabeth Anson to serve a second three-year term as the independent monitor of entry clearance refusals when her current term expires on 30th November. I am pleased to report that Dame Elizabeth has agreed to do so.