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Entry Clearances

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 9 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many residence applications from EEA nationals are awaiting assessment. (287791)

As of 15 July there were 71,428 EEA residence applications of all categories awaiting assessment.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many outstanding residence applications from EEA nationals have exceeded the six month time limit set out in the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006. (287792)

As of 15 July there were 27,120 EEA residence applications that have been outstanding for more than six months. This does not include applications made by EEA nationals for registration certificates, which are not subject to the same time scales.