Visas

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

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Photo of Deidre Brock Deidre Brock Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Devolved Government Relations), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Fair Work and Employment), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Northern Ireland)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Creative and Sporting) visas were granted to applicants of each nationality in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Deidre Brock Deidre Brock Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Devolved Government Relations), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Fair Work and Employment), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Northern Ireland)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of (b) Tier 5 (Temporary Work Visas - Creative and Sporting) were granted to applicants of each country in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Brandon Lewis Brandon Lewis The Minister for Immigration

Information on the total number of Tier 5 (Creative and Sporting) and Visitor visa applications and grants is published quarterly.

The most recent information can be found in the Home Office publication ‘Immigration Statistics, April – June 2017’. A breakdown of Tier 5 – Creative and Sporting visa grants by nationality is published in Visas data tables volume 2, table vi_06_q_w and Visitor visa grants by nationality is published in Visas data tables volume 3, table vi_06_q_o , available from https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2017/list-of-tables#visas.

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