Asylum:Written question - 190457

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Asked on: 12 November 2018
Home Office
Asylum
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will publish the total number of asylum seekers accommodated in each local authority area in England, Scotland and Wales through the asylum dispersal programme in each of the last three years.
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Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 15 November 2018

The Home Office publishes quarterly figures on the number of asylum seek-ers housed in dispersed accommodation, including under Section 95, by lo-cal authority in the Immigration Statistics release, in table as_16q and 17q in volume 4 of the Asylum data tables. These are available at:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-july-to-september-2017/list-of-tables#asylum

This does not include those asylum seekers who are accommodated with friends and family, and who are not in receipt of support.

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