Asylum: Finance

Home Office written question – answered on 18th September 2015.

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Photo of David Hanson David Hanson Shadow Minister (Home Affairs), Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people in each nation and region of the UK receive support under her Department's asylum support regulations in each Government-defined period in each of the last three years.

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

Support may be provided under section 95 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 to asylum seekers who would otherwise be destitute until their asylum claim is determined. Section 95 support can be provided as both accommodation and subsistence, or accommodation or subsistence only.

The table below shows the number of asylum seekers in receipt of Section 95 support in each Local Authority and region of England and Wales as at the end of June in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

The numbers of asylum seekers in receipt of section 95 support, broken down by Local Authority, are published on a quarterly basis by the Home Office in Table as_16_q of the Immigration Statistics release .The latest publication (Immigration statistics, April to June 2015 ) is available on the GOV.UK website: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2015

Table A: Asylum seekers in receipt of Section 95 support, by local authority, as at end of June 2013 to June 2015
Local Authorityas at the end of June 2013as at the end of June 2014as at the end of June 2015
Total21,42326,72030,457
Aberdeen001
Aberdeenshire100
Adur023
Allerdale000
Alnwickzzz
Amber Valley110
Angus100
Antrim000
Ards000
Argyll and Bute000
Armagh000
Arun000
Ashfield001
Ashford221
Aylesbury Vale333
Babergh222
Ballymena000
Ballymoney000
Banbridge000
Barking and Dagenham132140126
Barnet1089084
Barnsley236391394
Barrow-in-Furness000
Basildon044
Basingstoke and Deane000
Bassetlaw340
Bath and North East Somerset001
Bedford51212
Belfast346465496
Berwick-upon-Tweedzzz
Bexley333323
Birmingham9741,2691,400
Blaby123
Blackburn with Darwen249280299
Blackpool045
Blaenau Gwent000
Blyth Valleyzzz
Bolsover000
Bolton677755931
Boston000
Bournemouth026
Bracknell Forest333
Bradford183264556
Braintree022
Breckland011
Brent106104107
Brentwood000
Bridgend064
Bridgnorthzzz
Brighton and Hove242022
Bristol224280278
Broadland755
Bromley212019
Bromsgrove221
Broxbourne1173
Broxtowe1533
Burnley036
Bury254306381
Caerphilly000
Calderdale143167166
Cambridge430
Camden161421
Cannock Chase044
Canterbury433
Caradonzzz
Cardiff9249761,041
Carlisle000
Carmarthenshire120
Carrickzzz
Carrickfergus000
Castle Morpethzzz
Castle Point444
Castlereagh000
Central Bedfordshire231
Ceredigion000
Charnwood030
Chelmsford233
Cheltenham200
Cherwell022
Cheshire East001
Cheshire West and Chester010
Chesterzzz
Chesterfield001
Chester-le-Streetzzz
Chichester000
Chiltern003
Chorley000
Christchurch000
City of London110
Clackmannanshire000
Colchester555
Coleraine000
Congletonzzz
Conwy000
Cookstown000
Copeland000
Corby510
Cornwall001
Cotswold000
County Durham220
Coventry400481506
Craigavon000
Craven000
Crawley4513
Crewe and Nantwichzzz
Croydon119153162
Dacorum114
Darlington002
Dartford605
Daventry000
Denbighshire000
Derby346479605
Derbyshire Dales000
Derry000
Derwentsidezzz
Doncaster156226220
Dover100
Down000
Dudley144186226
Dumfries and Galloway000
Dundee101114
Dungannon000
Durhamzzz
Ealing133128168
Easingtonzzz
East Ayrshire000
East Cambridgeshire000
East Devon000
East Dorset000
East Dunbartonshire000
East Hampshire000
East Hertfordshire100
East Lindsey000
East Lothian000
East Northamptonshire000
East Renfrewshire000
East Riding of Yorkshire440
East Staffordshire013
Eastbourne211
Eastleigh111
Eden000
Edinburgh81218
Eilean Siar000
Ellesmere Port and Nestonzzz
Elmbridge111
Enfield201183201
Epping Forest81311
Epsom and Ewell011
Erewash141
Exeter102
Falkirk121
Fareham000
Fenland017
Fermanagh000
Fife022
Flintshire000
Forest Heath000
Forest of Dean000
Fylde000
Gateshead141216261
Gedling100
Glasgow1,9652,4852,602
Gloucester7089110
Gosport110
Gravesham330
Great Yarmouth000
Greenwich857783
Guildford100
Gwynedd333
Hackney444338
Halton002
Hambleton000
Hammersmith and Fulham241425
Harborough000
Haringey162147139
Harlow613
Harrogate000
Harrow525069
Hart000
Hartlepool121122135
Hastings536870
Havant000
Havering62625
Herefordshire020
Hertsmere174
High Peak000
Highland000
Hillingdon135146154
Hinckley and Bosworth111
Horsham002
Hounslow755878
Huntingdonshire000
Hyndburn333
Inverclyde000
Ipswich577064
Isle of Anglesey000
Isle of Wight000
Isles of Scilly000
Islington212534
Kennetzzz
Kensington and Chelsea111416
Kerrierzzz
Kettering011
King's Lynn and West Norfolk000
Kingston upon Hull157257261
Kingston upon Thames253742
Kirklees225287326
Knowsley131
Lambeth515743
Lancaster100
Larne000
Leeds285472501
Leicester503776851
Lewes003
Lewisham12612393
Lichfield000
Limavady000
Lincoln301
Lisburn110
Liverpool1,1721,4661,417
Luton314373
Macclesfieldzzz
Magherafelt000
Maidstone221
Maldon000
Malvern Hills000
Manchester648779934
Mansfield002
Medway435
Melton000
Mendip000
Merthyr Tydfil010
Merton545036
Mid Bedfordshirezzz
Mid Devon000
Mid Suffolk001
Mid Sussex850
Middlesbrough706799746
Midlothian000
Milton Keynes161117
Mole Valley000
Monmouthshire000
Moray000
Moyle000
Neath Port Talbot312
New Forest000
Newark and Sherwood000
Newcastle upon Tyne327358546
Newcastle-under-Lyme000
Newham385382348
Newport263391459
Newry and Mourne000
Newtownabbey000
North Ayrshire000
North Cornwallzzz
North Devon000
North Dorset001
North Down001
North East Derbyshire000
North East Lincolnshire001
North Hertfordshire013
North Kesteven001
North Lanarkshire000
North Lincolnshire000
North Norfolk010
North Shropshirezzz
North Somerset000
North Tyneside52100107
North Warwickshire000
North West Leicestershire000
North Wiltshirezzz
Northampton91612
Northumberland010
Norwich107115113
Nottingham408598791
Nuneaton and Bedworth112
Oadby and Wigston034
Oldham421539637
Omagh010
Orkney Islands000
Oswestryzzz
Other and Unknown41153165
Oxford81112
Pembrokeshire000
Pendle065
Penwithzzz
Perth and Kinross122
Peterborough98131137
Plymouth147222235
Poole000
Portsmouth98131128
Powys001
Preston44131
Purbeck000
Reading10914
Redbridge190189180
Redcar and Cleveland437
Redditch015
Reigate and Banstead010
Renfrewshire012
Restormelzzz
Rhondda Cynon Taf014
Ribble Valley000
Richmond upon Thames9814
Richmondshire000
Rochdale403615984
Rochford002
Rossendale000
Rother001
Rotherham392342334
Rugby200
Runnymede100
Rushcliffe040
Rushmoor000
Rutland000
Ryedale000
Salford536533592
Salisburyzzz
Sandwell359593695
Scarborough000
Scottish Borders000
Sedgefieldzzz
Sedgemoor000
Sefton028
Selby000
Sevenoaks400
Sheffield370550654
Shepway102
Shetland Islands000
Shrewsbury and Atchamzzz
Shropshire000
Slough173347
Solihull385
South Ayrshire012
South Bedfordshirezzz
South Bucks000
South Cambridgeshire023
South Derbyshire000
South Gloucestershire373854
South Hams000
South Holland000
South Kesteven000
South Lakeland000
South Lanarkshire334
South Norfolk010
South Northamptonshire011
South Oxfordshire003
South Ribble000
South Shropshirezzz
South Somerset222
South Staffordshire000
South Tyneside373658
Southampton908867
Southend-on-Sea897
Southwark646389
Spelthorne045
St. Albans088
St. Edmundsbury000
St. Helens025
Stafford400
Staffordshire Moorlands000
Stevenage1093
Stirling001
Stockport83100115
Stockton-on-Tees490579697
Stoke-on-Trent452444625
Strabane000
Stratford-on-Avon000
Stroud000
Suffolk Coastal333
Sunderland145167119
Surrey Heath022
Sutton61712
Swale002
Swansea363523773
Swindon8390106
Tameside184200253
Tamworth010
Tandridge100
Taunton Deane001
Teesdalezzz
Teignbridge000
Telford and Wrekin043
Tendring000
Test Valley000
Tewkesbury016
Thanet020
The Vale of Glamorgan000
Three Rivers111
Thurrock163032
Tonbridge and Malling000
Torbay011
Torfaen000
Torridge222
Tower Hamlets242424
Trafford657991
Tunbridge Wells000
Tynedalezzz
Uttlesford000
Vale of White Horse77z
Vale Royal0z8
Wakefield326082
Walsall156215234
Waltham Forest168188184
Wandsworth595542
Wansbeckzzz
Warrington102
Warwick121
Watford01315
Waveney000
Waverley002
Wealden000
Wear Valleyzzz
Wellingborough057
Welwyn Hatfield354
West Berkshire000
West Devon000
West Dorset000
West Dunbartonshire000
West Lancashire004
West Lindsey111
West Lothian020
West Oxfordshire100
West Somerset000
West Wiltshirezzz
Westminster344943
Weymouth and Portland000
Wigan304448592
Wiltshire303
Winchester000
Windsor and Maidenhead015
Wirral326
Woking000
Wokingham501
Wolverhampton402571645
Worcester043
Worthing130
Wrexham405268
Wychavon000
Wycombe61835
Wyre002
Wyre Forest001
York000
z = Not applicable.
: = Not available.
1. The data include dependants in receipt of support.
2. The data excludes unaccompanied asylum seeking children supported by Local Authorities.

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