Overseas Students: Scotland:Written question - 215802

Q
(Sheffield Central)
Asked on: 25 November 2014
Home Office
Overseas Students: Scotland
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many non-European Economic Area students were granted visa extensions under the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland route in each year since 2005.
A
Answered by: James Brokenshire
Answered on: 02 December 2014

The Fresh Talent Working in Scotland Scheme was closed in 2008. The information available from Home Office data for grants of leave to remain under this scheme is shown in the following table.

Home Office data for grants of leave to remain under the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland scheme

2005 - 975

2006 - 2,045

2007 - 2,935

2008 - 1,665

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