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Firearms Control Measures

Volume 593: debated on Thursday 3 September 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether Mr Graham Widdecombe of the Home Office Operational Police Policy Unit has a brief which includes the further curtailment or abolition of the private ownership and use of firearms, shotguns

Initial Refusals1 on applications received for asylum in the United Kingdom, excluding dependants, 1990 to 1997 and Adjudicator asylum appeal outcomes.
Year2Total initial asylum refusalsTotal Adjudicator asylum appeals allowed3 4Total Adjudicator asylum appeals dismissed3 4Total Adjudicator asylum appeals withdrawn3 4
1990705
19913,380
199218,465
199310,690
199416,5001051,935260
199521,3002305,5651,035
199631,67051510,7852,360
199728,9451,18018,1451,720
1 Refusal decisions do not necessarily relate to applications made in the same period.
2 Figures rounded to the nearest 5,—indicates figures not available.
3 Appeal outcomes do not necessarily relate to refusal decisions in the same period.
4 Estimates based on information collected by the Asylum Directorate.