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Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL]

Volume 706: debated on Wednesday 14 January 2009

First Reading

A Bill to provide for customs functions to be exercisable by the Secretary of State, the Director of Border Revenue and officials designated by them; to make provision about the use and disclosure of customs information; to make provision for and in connection with the exercise of customs functions and functions relating to immigration, asylum or nationality; to make provision about citizenship and other nationality matters; to make further provision about immigration and asylum; and for connected purposes.

The Bill was introduced by Lord West of Spithead, read a first time and ordered to be printed.