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Asylum and Immigration

Home Department written question – answered on 19th July 2001.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Labour, Regent's Park and Kensington North

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applicants who have held ELR status and who have applied for ILR have been refused in each of the last three years.

Photo of Angela Eagle Angela Eagle Parliamentary Secretary (Home office)

The available information is given in the table.

Table 1: Refusals of an application for indefinite leave to remain(2) in the United Kingdom to persons previously granted exceptional leave to remain, 1998–2000
Year Total refusals
1998 40
1999 10
2000 30

(2) Excludes dependants of principal applicants and the outcome of appeals. Data rounded to the nearest 10.

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