Asylum: Syria

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

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Photo of Sarah Teather Sarah Teather Liberal Democrat, Brent Central

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Syrian people have been resettled in the UK under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme since the launch of that scheme.

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

The Home Office publishes statistics on the number of people granted Humanitarian Protection in the UK under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons

Relocation scheme in Table as_19 (Asylum data table Volume 4) 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.

In the year ending June 2014, a total of 50 people were granted Humanitarian Protection under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme.

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