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Work Permits

Volume 478: debated on Monday 23 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many holders of work permits were given indefinite leave to remain in the UK in each of the last 10 years. (212858)

[holding answer 20 June 2008]: The requested information on work permit holders granted indefinite leave to remain (settlement) is published in Table 5.3 in the Home Office Command Paper ‘Control of Immigration: Statistics United Kingdom 2006’ which is available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office Research, Development and Statistics website at:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/immigration-asylum-publications.html.

Data for 2007 are due to be published in August.