Asylum: Housing

Home Office written question – answered on 15th October 2020.

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Photo of Lord Roberts of Llandudno Lord Roberts of Llandudno Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government what the estimated cost per week is for each asylum seeker staying in an accommodation centre.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department

Accommodation costs are considered to be commercially confidential, so we do not provide this information.

However total asylum spends are published as part of transparency data https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-transparency-data

Data is published on a quarterly basis with the latest information covering until 30 June 2020. The next quarterly figures are due to be released in November 2020.

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