Asylum: Scotland:Written question - 165700

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Asked by Lesley Laird
(Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
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Asked on: 18 July 2018
Home Office
Asylum: Scotland
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people claiming asylum in Scotland have had to wait longer than the Government’s six-month target for a decision on their claims in each of the last three years.
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Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 23 July 2018

The Home Office does not publish data relating to the number of cases where a decision has been made after 6 months.

Whilst we can provide data on the current addresses of asylum claimants, data on the place of residence at the time of initial decision could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

The latest release of the asylum transparency agenda can be found in table ASY_10 at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/asylum-transparency-data-may-2018

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