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Volume 888: debated on Monday 10 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many immigration appeals were heard by adjudication during 1974; how many appeals were successful; and what proportion of those persons entitled to appeal exercised that right.

The number of immigration appeals determined by adjudicators during 1974 was 5,568, of which 934 were allowed. About one person in three exercised his rights of appeal, but of this proportion about one in five withdrew before the hearing.