Asylum Seekers

Home Department written question – answered on 15th October 2001.

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Photo of Graham Brady Graham Brady Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many asylum applicants have been dispersed to the borough of Trafford in each of the last five years.

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

Asylum seekers were not dispersed centrally before April 2000.

Information recorded by National Asylum Support Service (NASS) shows that as at the end of July 2001, 50 1 asylum seekers, including dependants, were being supported in NASS accommodation in Trafford after dispersal.

1 Figure rounded to the nearest 10.

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