Asylum and Visas: Applications

Home Office written question – answered on 29th January 2020.

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Photo of Barbara Keeley Barbara Keeley Shadow Minister (Mental Health and Social Care)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications for (a) visas and (b) asylum took (i) three to six months, (ii) six to 12 months, (iii) 12 to 24 months and (iv) over 24 months to be completed in each of the last four financial years.

Photo of Barbara Keeley Barbara Keeley Shadow Minister (Mental Health and Social Care)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications for (a) visas and (b) asylum from individuals resident in Worsley and Eccles South constituency took (i) three to six months, (ii) six to 12 months, (iii) 12 to 24 months and (iv) over 24 months to be completed in each of the last four financial years.

Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Home Office does not publish data on how many applications for (a) visas and (b) asylum took (i) three to six months, (ii) six to 12 months, (iii) 12 to 24 months and (iv) over 24 months in each of the last four financial years.

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The Home Office does not publish data on how many applications for (a) visas and (b) asylum from individuals resident in Worsley and Eccles South constituency took (i) three to six months, (ii) six to 12 months, (iii) 12 to 24 months and (iv) over 24 months in each of the last four financial years as this information is not held centrally and to obtain it would exceed the disproportionate cost threshold.

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