To ask Her Majesty's Government how many travellers arriving in the United Kingdom in each of the last 12 months have been refused entry at the border; and how many of those have claimed asylum.
Our records show almost 22,000 incidents of persons being refused entry to the UK at the border between
The monthly breakdown is as follows*:
|Month||Total number of refusals at UK border||Number of which claimed asylum|
|* Data are management information and are from a live database. They have not been subject to the detailed checks required for National Statistics.|