Asylum:Written question - HL4838

Asked on: 11 January 2016
Home Office
Asylum
Lords
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many applicants claimed asylum only on discovery in each of the last 10 years; how many of those applicants were granted asylum; and how many of those unsuccessful applicants were removed successfully.
A
Answered by: Lord Bates
Answered on: 25 January 2016

Over the last 10 years there have been 83,912 asylum claims made by individuals encountered by local Immigration and Enforcement Staff and the outcome of these cases is detailed below.

Year Of Claim

Grant Asylum

Grant Other

Refused

Other

No Decision

Grand Total

2005

70

224

1,636

220

-

2,150

2006

389

713

5,222

938

12

7,274

2007

712

743

5,525

1,244

-

8,224

2008

1,136

1,102

6,010

2,438

7

10,693

2009

695

898

5,236

2,360

5

9,194

2010

965

491

4,796

1,471

2

7,725

2011

1,427

428

4,597

1,476

11

7,939

2012

1,618

288

5,200

2,011

37

9,154

2013

2,464

235

5,697

1,983

145

10,524

2014

4,416

266

4,570

1,389

394

11,035

Grand Total

13,892

5,388

48,489

15,530

613

83,912

Note: The figures quoted have been derived from internal management information and are therefore provisional and subject to change.

The table below details the 23,264 cases that have been successfully removed from this group of cases.

Year of Claim

Number of Cases

2005

628

2006

2,461

2007

2,665

2008

2,893

2009

2,628

2010

2,372

2011

2,418

2012

2,598

2013

2,903

2014

1,698

Grand Total

23,264

Note: The figures quoted have been derived from internal management information and are therefore provisional and subject to change.

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