Gender Recognition Certificates

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 9th November 2017.

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Photo of David Davies David Davies Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have applied for a gender recognition certificate in each of the last three years for which figures are available; and how many of the applications have been (a) accepted and (b) refused.

Photo of Phillip Lee Phillip Lee The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Statistics for applications for Gender Recognition Certificates (GRC) are updated and published on GOV.UK (at https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics) on a quarterly basis. The table below sets out various statistics for the last three years, including how many applications have been accepted (under the columns “Full GRC granted” and “Interim GRC granted”) and how many applications have been refused. Guidance on these statistics is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tribunals-and-gender-recognition-certificate-statistics-quarterly-april-to-june-2017-and-2016-to-2017

Financial year

Total Receipts

Total Disposals

Disposal outcomes

Full GRC granted

Interim GRC granted

Refused

Application withdrawn

No Fee paid

Error

2014/15

343

284

244

9

8

11

8

4

2015/16

374

376

332

3

23

7

7

4

2016/17

364

351

318

8

15

2

4

4

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