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Entry Clearances

Volume 505: debated on Friday 5 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many decisions on visa applications made at each British embassy or consulate were overturned by immigration judges in each of the last three years. (312836)

I have placed tables in the Library giving the requested information. Immigration statistics for October—December 2009 will be published on 25 February.

UKBA monitors closely the reasons why appeals were overturned and uses the information to improve decision making quality.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many visas were issued more than six months following a successful appeal against a refusal to issue entry clearance in 2009. (315146)

The information requested is not available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.