Visas: Syria

Home Office written question – answered on 17th November 2015.

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Photo of Mary Creagh Mary Creagh Labour, Wakefield

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many transit visas her Department issued to Syrian nationals in each year since 2010.

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

Holding answer received on 06 November 2015

The information requested is provided in the table below:

Entry clearance transit visas granted to Syrian nationals

Year

Granted

2010

72

2011

42

2012

50

2013

41

2014

20

2015 January-June

9

Source: Immigration Statistics April-June 2015, Home Office, tables vi_06_q_o.

The latest quarterly Home Office immigration statistics on entry clearance visas are published in ‘Immigration Statistics, April-June 2015’, available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office website at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-statistics

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