Immigration: Appeals

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 7th March 2018.

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Photo of Paul Sweeney Paul Sweeney Shadow Minister (Scotland)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average length of time was that it took to process an immigration appeal in the last twelve months; and what targets are set for processing and bringing to a conclusion such appeals.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The average time taken to clear an immigration appeal in the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) between October 2016 and September 2017 was 57 weeks.

HM Courts & Tribunals Service does not routinely publish targets for processing immigration appeals.

Published data is only available up to September 2017.

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