To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when the hon. Member for Walsall, North will receive a reply to his letter of 29 August to the Minister of State, the hon. Member for Richmond and Barnes (Mr. Hanley) concerning a constituent reference GV 100/28008/SB. 
The migration and visa correspondence unit replied to the hon. Member's letter of 29 August on 18 October. The delay in replying is regretted.