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UK-Rwanda asylum Agreement


The International Agreements Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the UK Government’s asylum Agreement with Rwanda, which was laid in Parliament under the terms of the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act on 6 December 2023.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Friday 29 December 2023.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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4th Report - Scrutiny of international agreements: UK–Rwanda Agreement on an Asylum Partnership
Inquiry UK-Rwanda asylum Agreement
HL Paper 43
Response to this report
Government Response to the Committee's report on the UK-Rwanda Agreement on an Asylum Partnership
Government Response

Oral evidence transcripts

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19 December 2023
Inquiry UK-Rwanda asylum Agreement
Witnesses Rt Hon James Cleverly MP (Secretary of State for the Home Department at Home Office), and Home Office
Oral Evidence
18 December 2023
Inquiry UK-Rwanda asylum Agreement
Witnesses Lord Anderson of Ipswich, and Professor Theodore Konstadinides (Professor of Law at University of Essex)
Oral Evidence
Justin Bahunga (Submitted on behalf of Rwandan diaspora) (URA0017)
Professor Tom Hickman (Professor, Barrister at UCL) (URA0001)
Bar Council (URA0018)

Contact us

  • Email: (Committee Staff)
  • Phone: 020 7219 4585 (committee staff) | 07725 496856 (Press Officer)
  • Address: International Agreements Sub-Committee, House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW. For media enquiries please contact: Aneela Mahmood, Press and Media Officer