Asylum: Children

Home Office written question – answered on 13th September 2016.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information her Department holds on the geographical distribution by parliamentary constituency of unaccompanied minors who have applied for asylum in the UK in each of the last 12 months; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill The Minister for Immigration

The Home Office holds information as to the relevant local authority, responsible adult and social worker for each individual unaccompanied asylum seeking child and we remain in contact with these parties whilst considering the child’s asylum claim. This information is not collated and does not form part of our published statistics.

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