Asylum: Syria

Home Office written question – answered on 9th December 2014.

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Photo of Nigel Dodds Nigel Dodds Shadow Spokesperson (Justice), Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs), DUP Westminster Leader

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Syrian refugees have arrived in the UK following the decision to allow the resettlement of such refugees in the UK.

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

In the year ending September 2014, a total of 90 people were granted Humanitarian Protection under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme.

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 July to September 2014, is available from: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release.

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