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Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 1 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many legacy asylum cases have been resolved since July 2006. (287779)

In her update to the Home Affairs Select Committee, Lin Homer, the UK Border Agency Chief Executive, has stated that 197,500 older asylum cases have been resolved, up to 31 May 2009. The Case Resolution Directorate have made good progress and remain committed and on track to conclude these cases by summer 2011.