Immigrants: Finance

Home Office written question – answered on 6th November 2020.

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Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Chair, Work and Pensions Committee, Chair, Work and Pensions Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people were granted an extension to their Leave to Remain with No Recourse to Public Funds in each quarter in the five years prior to June 2019.

Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The data for in-country extensions from 2010 onwards is published here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/910638/extensions-datasets-jun-2020.xlsx

The requested data on how many people were granted an extension to their Leave to Remain with No Recourse to Public Funds in each quarter in the five years prior to June 2019 is stated below.

No Recourse to Public Funds

% No Recourse to Public Funds

2015 Q3

In-country 'family' extensions

12,000

85%

2015 Q4

In-country 'family' extensions

13,100

92%

2016 Q1

In-country 'family' extensions

17,600

94%

2016 Q2

In-country 'family' extensions

17,400

93%

2016 Q3

In-country 'family' extensions

15,000

93%

2016 Q4

In-country 'family' extensions

14,000

96%

2017 Q1

In-country 'family' extensions

15,200

95%

2017 Q2

In-country 'family' extensions

13,700

94%

2017 Q3

In-country 'family' extensions

19,500

94%

2017 Q4

In-country 'family' extensions

22,600

91%

2018 Q1

In-country 'family' extensions

23,000

90%

2018 Q2

In-country 'family' extensions

20,800

92%

2018 Q3

In-country 'family' extensions

20,800

92%

2018 Q4

In-country 'family' extensions

24,000

91%

2019 Q1

In-country 'family' extensions

26,900

92%

2019 Q2

In-country 'family' extensions

24,900

93%

2019 Q3

In-country 'family' extensions

27,700

90%

2019 Q4

In-country 'family' extensions

25,300

89%

2020 Q1

In-country 'family' extensions

21,400

89%

2020 Q2

In-country 'family' extensions

6,700

86%

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