To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) Tier 1 general, (b) Tier 1 graduate entrepreneur, (c) Tier 1 exceptional talent, (d) Tier 1 investor, (e) Tier 4 general, (f) Tier 4 child and (g) short-term student visas were issued in each year since 2009.
10 July 2015
The requested information is given in the table below:
The Home Office publishes statistics on entry clearance visa grants by category in table vi_04 (Entry clearance visas tables volume 1) within the ‘Immigration Statistics’ release.
A copy of the latest release, “Immigration Statistics January to March 2015”, is available from the Library of the House and the Home Office website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release