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Jamaican Nationals

Volume 164: debated on Monday 18 December 1989

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Jamaican nationals have (a) been interviewed and (b) refused entry to the United Kingdom for each month since January 1989; and what are the annual figures for each year since 1979.

The available information is given in the table. All Jamaican citizens are interviewed on admission. Figures for those subjected to further examination are not available centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

Jamaican citizens admitted to, and refused leave to enter and removed from, the United Kingdom
Year/monthTotal admitted1Total refused leave to enter and removed
197935,00048
198031,00082
198131,00054

Year/month

Total admitted

1

Total refused leave to enter and removed

198230,00063
198330,20060
198428,60044
198529,70069
198630,500131
198731,600269
198830,600424
1989
January2,60075
February1,70079
March2,00082
April2,20071
May2,30059
June3,80065
July4,50075
August3,90055
September3,30072
Octobern.y.a.58

1 The 1989 figures are provisional.

n.y.a. Not yet available.