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Crime: Domestic Violence

Volume 715: debated on Monday 30 November 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people (a) have applied for, and (b) been granted indefinite leave to remain, under the domestic violence rule in each of the past five years. [HL168]

In each of the past five years, indefinite leave to remain has been applied for and been granted under the domestic violence rule as follows:

Year

Total applied

Total Granted

2004

605

225

2005

600

190

2006

1,020

305

2007

1,210

260

2008

1,500

500

Total

4,935

1,480

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how long the average application takes to complete for someone applying for indefinite leave to remain under the domestic violence rule. [HL169]

The average current completion time for an application made under the domestic violence rules (paragraph 298A of the rules) is 92 working days.

The figure quoted is not provided under national statistics protocols and has been derived from local management information and is therefore provisional and subject to change.