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Immigration: Telephone Services

Volume 459: debated on Thursday 3 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 24 April 2007, Official Report, column 1058W, on immigration: telephone services, how many calls were received by the Border and Immigration Agency MPs’ hotline in each year from 2003 to 2006. (135056)

[holding answer 30 April 2007]: From 1 June 2003 to 31 December 2003 the Border and Immigration Agency MPs’ hotline received 15,728 telephone calls; in 2004 it received 31,393 calls; in 2005 it received 34,338 calls and in 2006 it received 31,749 calls from Members of Parliament, the House of Lords and Members of the devolved Assemblies.

Statistical information is only available from 1 June 2003 onwards.