Asylum

Home Office written question – answered on 21st March 2016.

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Photo of Lord Lansley Lord Lansley Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of asylum claims resolved after six months were found to be well-founded in the latest period for which the statistics are available.

Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Minister of State, Home Department

In 2015 there were a total of 10,199 asylum claims which were concluded six months or more after their initial application date. Of these, 4,620 claims were found to be entitled to a grant of asylum based on a well-founded fear of persecution.

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