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Asylum Control: Costs

Volume 621: debated on Wednesday 31 January 2001

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What has been the cost of administering asylum control during the last 12 months for which figures are available. [HL474]

The total cost of running Immigration and Nationality Directorate operations in 1999–2000, including the cost of administering the asylum control, was £260 million. The current costs of administering asylum control are currently not distinguished separately from overall operational costs.