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Home Office written question – answered on 14th June 2018.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department has set performance targets for immigration caseworkers on decisions.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

Published data on performance against service standards for immigration applications made in the UK and from overseas, and the proportion of those cases classified as non-straightforward, can be found here: (

To meet these service standards, case-working functions allocate workload in an appropriate manner and as such there are a number of different objectives and targets in place. These are dependent on the level of experience and seniority of individual caseworkers across the different UKVI case-working routes and also take into account any reasonable adjustments required in order to fulfil our statutory duties under the Equality Act 2010.

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