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Asylum Seekers

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 14 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of (a) the number of outstanding case files for asylum seekers held by his Department, (b) the number of those of whose whereabouts his Department knows and (c) the time he expects it to take to clear the backlog at present rates. (118863)

The Director General of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate (now Chief Executive of the Border and Immigration Agency) wrote to the Home Affairs Committee on 19 February and updated them on, among other matters, the legacy programme. A copy of her letter is in the House Library.