Asylum: Applications

Home Office written question – answered on 10th September 2021.

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Photo of Neil Coyle Neil Coyle Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what percentage of people seeking asylum issued with a Notice of Intent since 1st January 2021 stating their claim would be considered under the inadmissibility process, and for whom the long-stop period of six months has passed, have subsequently been accepted into the substantive asylum process to have their claim considered and decided in the UK.

Photo of Neil Coyle Neil Coyle Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people seeking asylum who have been issued with a Notice of Intent since 1 January 2021 stating their asylum claim would be considered under the Government's guidance on inadmissibility have subsequently been removed from the UK.

Photo of Neil Coyle Neil Coyle Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people who have been issued with a Notice of Intent since 1 January 2021 have been moved into the substantive asylum process to have their claim considered and decided in the UK before the end of the six month long-stop period set out in the inadmissibility guidance.

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

The latest published Immigration Statistics detail inadmissibility decisions made as well as the number of returns. These can be found online at:

How many people do we grant asylum or protection to? - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Quarterly statistics relating to the period between June and September 2021 are due to be published on 25 November. We are working to bring data in respect of the six month long-stop in line with current reporting and hope to publish that information in the same timeframe.

Information on future Home Office statistical release dates can be found in the ‘Research and statistics calendar’.

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