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Question for Home Office

UIN HL3312, tabled on 17 November 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the annual cap of 20,700 on restricted certificates of sponsorship has been breached in any of the five years since its permanent introduction in April 2011.

Answered on

30 November 2016

The annual cap has not been breached in any year since the permanent introduction in April 2011.

Although the annual cap has not been breached, the monthly limit of applications between June and September 2015 was breached.

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