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Visas: Married People

Home Office written question – answered on 17th October 2018.

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Photo of Vicky Foxcroft Vicky Foxcroft Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate his Department has made of the number of spousal visa applications which have been completed within service standard times in (a) 2016, (b) 2017 and (c) in 2018 to date.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

Performance against service standards is reported quarterly, figures for spousal visa applications are included within the overall figures published which indicate the majority of straightforward applications are processed within service standards.

The available information on processing against service standards is published in the Department’s Migration transparency data at,

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