To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 16 January 2008, Official Report, column 1297W, on asylum, how many grants of indefinite leave to remain (ILR) under the 2003 family ILR exercise were for families in the categories (a) Africa other, (b) Middle East other and (c) Asia other, broken down by nationality.
The requested information is contained in the following table.
Copies of asylum statistics publications are available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office Research, Development and Statistics website at:
|Grants of ILR issued under the family ILR exercise as at 7 December 2007, excluding dependants, for specified nationalities( 1,)( )( 2,)( )( 3,)( )( 4)|
|Country of nationality||Total|
|Central African Republic||*|
|Total Africa Other||200|
|Total Asia Other||130|
|United Arab Emirates||*|
|Total Middle East Other||440|
|(1) Provisional figures rounded to the nearest 5 (* = 1 or 2 ). (2) Main asylum applicants (this is how the Family ILR exercise records those more often referred to as "principal asylum applicants"). (3) This information is based on internal management information. (4) Nationality recorded as at 7 December 2007 is not necessarily the applicant's nationality at the time of grant of ILR.|