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Asylum: Finance

Home Department written question – answered on 11th September 2013.

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Photo of Keith Vaz Keith Vaz Chair, Home Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people are in receipt of (a) section 95 support for asylum applicants and (b) section 4 support for a failed asylum applicant who cannot return home.

Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper The Minister for Immigration

holding answer 9 September 2013

As at end of June 2013, there were 21,423 asylum seekers, including dependants, in receipt of Section 95 and 4,472 in receipt of Section 4 support for failed asylum applicants who cannot return home.

The data presented above, are published in table as16q and table as18q (Asylum data tables Volume 2) of Immigration Statistics: April—June 2013, available at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release and the Library of the House.

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