HL Deb 03 February 2000 vol 609 c47WA
Lord Mason of Barnsley

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What progress they have made on consultation with regard to the implementation of the provisions of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 relating to (i) civil penalty, (ii) flexibility and passenger information, (iii) facilities to be provided by port operators, and (iv) charging for additional immigration services.[HL899]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Constructive and detailed discussions are proceeding with representative organisations. As part of that process, consultation papers relating to each of these provisions have been circulated to those representatives and others in the industry. Copies of the documents have been placed in the Library