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Asylum Seekers: Fair Determination Of Applications

Volume 576: debated on Sunday 18 February 1996

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether the denial of social assistance to asylum seekers impairs the substance of their right of effective access to a fair determination of their applications.

No. All asylum claims continue to be considered fully in accordance with our international obligations under the 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees.