Asylum: Females

Home Department written question – answered on 22nd July 2014.

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Photo of David Hanson David Hanson Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many women who have sought asylum in the UK in each year since 2010 have (a) been granted asylum, (b) been detained pending application and (c) been refused asylum and removed.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration)

The data provided in the following table relates to females who applied for asylum as the main asylum applicant between 2010 and 2013. Claimants who have had more than one period of detention in the three financial years specified, have been recorded under the latest period of detention. Cases represented in the following table are those that, at the latest case outcome, have been; granted asylum, detained or refused and removed on or before 31 March 2014.

The figures quoted have been derived from management information and are therefore provisional and subject to change. This information has not been quality assured under National Statistics protocols, as such it should be treated as provisional and subject to change.

  Year in which claim for asylum was raised
  2010 2011 2012 2013
Granted asylum 2,140 2,285 2,515 1,715
Detained 487 630 834 1,020
Refused and removed 739 668 531 376

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