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IBA Global Immigration Virtual Conference

18 Nov - 19 Nov 2021

Online, Online, England

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Kevin Foster

Biography

Kevin Foster was first elected for the Torbay constituency in May 2015. Mr Foster served on the Public Accounts Committee and the Backbench Business Committee from 2015 to 2017. He has also been a Parliamentary Private Secretary at the Department of Communities and Local Government (now the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government) and, latterly, the Cabinet Office. Mr Foster was born in Plymouth and grew up in South Devon. Before entering Parliament, he trained in the legal profession, and was Deputy Leader of Coventry Council. Mr Foster was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Future Borders and Immigration) on 14 February 2020. He was previously appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales and Assistant Government Whip in April 2019. He was also acting as Minister for the Constitution in the Cabinet Office until October 2019. He was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Immigration at the Home Office on 16 December 2019.

Session

Plenary Session

Thursday 18 November (1301 - 1500)

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