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Volume 404: debated on Tuesday 29 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the total cost was to UKvisas of handling applications for work permits in each of the last five years. [109609]

Applications for work permits are handled by Work Permits (UK), a part of the Home Office, rather than by UKvisas. UKvisas are responsible for assessing entry clearance applications from work permit holders, but the administrative cost of this is met by the fee charged for all entry clearance applications.