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Volume 477: debated on Thursday 12 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the Answer of 16 January 2008, Official Report, column 1297W, on asylum, if she will give a breakdown by nationality of the asylum claimants who received leave to remain as a result of grant of (a) asylum, (b) humanitarian protection and (c) discretionary leave in the categories (i) Europe other, (ii) Americas other, (iii) Africa other, (iv) Middle East other and (v) Asia other; and how many dependants received leave to remain in each of these categories and nationalities. (198258)

[holding answer 1 April 2008]: The available information is given in the tables placed in the House Library.

Information on asylum decisions, including dependants, by nationality is published annually. Copies of asylum statistics publications are available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office Research, Development and Statistics website at: