To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Office of National Statistics immigration statistics, published on 17 August 2017, what proportion of applications for British citizenship from EU Nationals from Q3 2016 to Q2 2017 have been (a) rejected and (b) granted; and what proportion of applications are (i) under appeal and (ii) still awaiting a decision.
The published information on number of applications, grants and refusals of British citizenship for EU nationals is given in the table below.
Citizenship applications, grants and refusals - EU nationals
Applications for British
Decisions taken to grant
Decisions taken to refuse or withdraw
Source: Home Office, Migration Border Analysis.
Immigration Statistics July to September 2017, Subset of table cz_01_q.
Applications in a quarter may result in a decision in a later quarter.
The data shown include outcomes of reconsideration processes.
Information on the total number of citizenship cases awaiting a decision and performance against Service Standards is published in the Migration Transparency data at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/in-country-migration-data-november-2017.