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Entry Clearances: EU Nationals

Volume 493: debated on Wednesday 3 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many citizens of other EU member states have been denied access to the UK on the basis of previous criminal convictions in each of the last three years for which figures are available. (270258)

From 2006-08, 929 EU Nationals were refused entry at the UK border on grounds relating to the public good.

The annual breakdown is as follows:

Number of EU Nationals refused entry to the UK







This includes, but is not limited to those EU Nationals refused entry due to criminal convictions. This information could be obtained only by the detailed examination of individual records at disproportionate cost.

The data provided is based on locally-collated management information, which may be subject to change and does not represent published national statistics.