Asylum

Home Office written question – answered on 20th October 2014.

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Photo of Nicholas Soames Nicholas Soames Conservative, Mid Sussex

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum applicants were (a) granted refugee status, (b) granted Humanitarian Protection or Discretionary Leave and (c) refused asylum, Humanitarian Protection or Discretionary Leave at initial decision in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii) 2012 and (iv) 2013 cohorts of asylum applicants; how many appeals against those decisions were lodged in each of those years; and of those appeals how many were (A) allowed and (B) dismissed.

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

Published figures on initial decisions for main asylum applicants, including grants of asylum, Humanitarian Protection and Discretionary Leave, and refusals, are available in Table as_01 of the quarterly Immigration Statistics release.

Figures relate to decisions made in the given year, rather than for a cohort of applicants.

Published figures on the number of asylum appeal applications and determinations, including appeals allowed and appeals dismissed, are available in Table as_14 (Asylum data table Volume 1) of the quarterly Immigration Statistics release. A copy of the latest release, Immigration Statistics April – June 2014, is available from https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release.

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