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Foreign Students In The United Kingdom

EDM number 805 in 2017-19, proposed by Keith Vaz on 16/01/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Higher education, Immigration and Students.

That this House recognises the contributions made by foreign students to the UK’s economy; notes the research carried out by the Higher Education Policy Institute and Kaplan International Pathways showing that international students bring £20 billion to the UK each year; further notes the role played by universities in promoting the UK’s values globally; and calls on the Government to drop overseas students from its immigration targets.

This motion has been signed by a total of 25 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Keith Vaz16/01/2018Leicester EastLabourProposed
Jonathan Edwards17/01/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Tim Farron17/01/2018Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSeconded
Chris Law17/01/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Cunningham17/01/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Martyn Day17/01/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens17/01/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle18/01/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Stewart McDonald18/01/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon18/01/2018StrangfordDUPSigned
Lady Hermon18/01/2018North DownIndependentSigned
Edward Davey18/01/2018Kingston and SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
Sandy Martin19/01/2018IpswichLabourSigned
Christine Jardine23/01/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Douglas Chapman24/01/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Mike Gapes24/01/2018Ilford SouthLabourSigned
Carol Monaghan24/01/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Ruth George24/01/2018High PeakLabourSigned
Ben Lake25/01/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Alison Thewliss25/01/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
David Crausby07/02/2018Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Hannah Bardell08/02/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins20/02/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown20/02/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry20/02/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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