Migrant Workers: Domestic Service:Written question - 22508

Q
Asked by Jim Shannon
(Strangford)
Asked on: 13 January 2016
Home Office
Migrant Workers: Domestic Service
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many domestic workers from overseas successfully applied for leave to remain in the UK in each of the last five years.
A
Answered by: James Brokenshire
Answered on: 20 January 2016

The information requested on extensions of stay (leave to remain) is given in the table below. Corresponding data for 2015 will be published on 25 February 2016.

Domestic workers in Private Households (and dependants) granted an extension of stay

Year

Main applicants

Dependants

Total

2010

6,645

608

7,253

2011

6,156

490

6,646

2012

3,737

311

4,048

2013

5,218

428

5,646

2014

4,025

384

4,409

Source:Immigration Statistics July-September 2015, Home Office, table ex_01.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/476907/extensions-q3-2015-tabs.ods

Information on grants of extensions of stay for overseas domestic workers in private households is published in the Extensions table ex_01 in the Home Office’s Immigration Statistics release. The latest edition, Immigration Statistics: July to September 2015 is available from the Library of the House and on the GOV.UK statistics web pages at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release.

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