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Question for Home Office

UIN 60028, tabled on 16 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications (a) received, (b) accepted and (c) refused for UK visas have referred to rights under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights in each of the last three years.

Answered on

19 January 2017

To answer this question would involve individual scrutiny of every application within the period. This would incur disproportionate cost.

Information on the numbers of Visas issued is available at:

Answered by

Home Office
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