MPs debate family migration rules

June 21, 2013

On the backdrop of the APPG on Migration's report into the family migration, Virendra Sharma MP moved a debate in the House of Commons on the 'effects of the family migration rules' and the findings of the APPG's inquiry. 

Over 30 MPs attended the debate, with a notable speech from the Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP, and interventions by the Chair of the Justice Select Committee Rt Hon Sir Alan Beith MP. 

The list of the MPs who attended the meeting is below. You can also watch the debate below. 


Gavin Barwell, Mark Harper, Guy Opperman, Mark Reckless and Andrew Bridgen


Virendra Sharma, Chris Bryant, Jack Dromey, Kate Green, Keith Vaz, Joan Ruddock, Fiona MacTaggart, Alan Whitehead, Kerry McCarthy, Mark Lazarowicz, Seema Malhotra, Roger Godsiff, Stephen Doughty, Alison McGovern, Jon Ashworth, Ann McGuire, Ann McKechin and Jim Cunningham

Liberal Democrats

Sarah Teather, Julian Huppert, David Ward, Dan Rogerson, Alan Beith and Tessa Munt


Jim Shannon