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Immigration: Zimbabwe

Volume 491: debated on Wednesday 22 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Zimbabwean citizens were granted (a) asylum and (b) right to remain in the UK in 2008. (269486)

Information on the number of Zimbabwean citizens that were granted (a) asylum and (b) right to remain in the United Kingdom in 2008 can be found in table B of the supplementary tables published with the Control of Immigration: Quarterly Statistical Summary—Fourth Quarter 2008. This table shows applications received for asylum in the UK (excluding dependants) and initial decisions broken down by country of nationality.

2008 figures are provisional and may be subject to change. These publications are available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office Research, Development and Statistics Directorate website at:

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