To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by Refugee Action Lift the ban: why giving people seeking asylum the right to work is common sense, published in July, what assessment they have made of the potential economic benefits of removing restrictions on asylum seekers’ right to work.
29 September 2020
Asylum seeker right to work is a complex issue and is under review; it is crucial we take the time to get this right. We are listening carefully to the arguments and considering the evidence put forward on the issue.
We are aware the Lift the Ban coalition recently published a follow-up to their 2018 report and the findings of this report will be incorporated into the current review.