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Immigration: Appeals

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 17668, tabled on 25 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much has been spent from the public purse on providing legal aid for asylum seekers who wish to pursue immigration appeals in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Answered on

30 November 2015

The Ministry of Justice cannot separately report on legal aid specifically awarded to asylum seekers. This information is not recorded, as it is not relevant to the administration of the legal aid scheme.

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