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Home Office written question – answered on 30th November 2016.

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Photo of Lord Green of Deddington Lord Green of Deddington Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the annual cap of 20,700 on restricted certificates of sponsorship has been breached in any of the five years since its permanent introduction in April 2011.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department

The annual cap has not been breached in any year since the permanent introduction in April 2011.

Although the annual cap has not been breached, the monthly limit of applications between June and September 2015 was breached.

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