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Asylum: Newcastle upon Tyne

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people (a) entered and (b) left accommodation supported by the National Asylum Support Service or the Border and Immigration Agency in Newcastle upon Tyne in each quarter in (i) 2005, (ii) 2006 and (iii) 2007. (168888)

The information requested could be obtained only by the detailed examination of individual case records, at disproportionate cost.

The numbers of asylum seekers in receipt of support broken down by Government office region and local authority are published on a quarterly and annual basis. Copies of these publications are available from the Home Office Research, Development and Statistics website at:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/immigration1.html.

Further breakdowns, of those in receipt of support by parliamentary constituency, are also available from the Library of the House.