Asylum: Turkey

Home Office written question – answered on 26th July 2022.

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Photo of Stephen Kinnock Stephen Kinnock Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Immigration)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she has had discussions with (a) Cabinet colleagues and (b) the Turkish Government on sending people seeking asylum in the UK from the UK to Turkey.

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

The UK is interested in working with multiple international partners to break the business model of people smuggling gangs and fix the broken asylum system.

We continue to pursue multiple Third Country Asylum Partnerships with those countries who are interested but we will not be drawn into speculation on which nations this includes.

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