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Immigration

Question for Home Office

UIN 15006, tabled on 5 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have entered the UK as a result of successful family reunion applications in each of the last three years for which figures are available.

Answered on

19 November 2015

The available relevant data are provided below for the number of individuals granted entry clearance visas to the UK for family reunion back to 2005. However, the grant of a visa does not necessarily mean that a person has actually entered the UK.

Entry clearance visas granted for family reunion


Year

Granted

2005

7,731

2006

5,277

2007

4,497

2008

3,632

2009

4,209

2010

4,887

2011

4,306

2012

3,671

2013

4,126

2014

4,541

Source:
Immigration Statistics April-June 2015, Home Office, tables vi_01_q, and corresponding datasets.


The latest quarterly Home Office immigration statistics on entry clearance visas are published in ‘Immigration Statistics, April-June 2015’, available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office website at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-statistics

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