Medical Students: Non-EU Nationals

House of Lords written question – answered on 12th November 2010.

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Photo of Lord Laird Lord Laird UUP

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 26 October (WA 278), what specialties and geographic areas were recorded for the 2,812 medical practitioners admitted to the United Kingdom from non-European Economic Area countries in 2009; and who were the sponsor employers.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Home Office records details on the certificate of sponsorships issued. The requested data on speciality and geographic areas recorded of the 2,812 medical practitioners admitted to the United Kingdom have been placed in the Library. Data cannot be broken down by sponsor, as this would contravene data protection.

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