Asylum: Detainees:Written question - HL1625

Asked on: 20 July 2015
Home Office
Asylum: Detainees
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many asylum applicants in the Detained Fast Track have been released from detention since 26 June who (1) were awaiting an initial decision; (2) had been refused but were awaiting an appeal hearing; (3) were awaiting an appeal determination; and (4) had exhausted all rights of appeal; and for each group, what information those applicants had been given regarding (a) the decision in R (Detention Action) v First-Tier Tribunal [2015] EWHC 1689; (b) the suspension of the Detained Fast Track; and ©) the redress available to them.
Answered by: Lord Bates
Answered on: 28 July 2015

Since 26 June 323 asylum claimants have been released from Detained Fast Track.

Of those claimants released, 61 claimants were awaiting a decision, 70 claimants had received a decision, but were awaiting an appeal and 131 claimants were appeal rights exhausted.

We did not provide any information to those claimants who were released from detention.

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