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.
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: