Asylum: Children

Home Office written question – answered on 10th January 2017.

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Photo of Lord Smith of Hindhead Lord Smith of Hindhead Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many unaccompanied children under 16 years of age have been granted asylum in the UK in the past (1) six months, and (2) 12 months.

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

The Home Office publishes the number of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children granted asylum in each quarter, by age at initial decision, in table as_09q in volume 3 of the Immigration Statistics asylum data tables. These have been published online on the government website and attached to this answer.

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