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Leave to Remain

Home Department written question – answered on 20th 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

(1) how many people (a) with exceptional leave to remain status and (b) whose exceptional leave to remain status has expired are awaiting a decision on an indefinite leave to remain application;

(2) what the average time is between applying for indefinite leave to remain following an earlier ELR decision and receiving a decision.

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

The information requested is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. Generally, the Immigration and Nationality Directorate has set targets in its Business Plan for 2001–02 of deciding 70 per cent. of non-asylum applications within three weeks. These targets are currently being met.

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