To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average length of time taken to consider an application for a UK visa was in cases where an applicant referenced Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights in each of the last three years.
27 January 2017
I am sorry but ‘Article 8’ is not a specific Visa category. To answer this question would involve individual scrutiny of every application within the period. This would incur disproportionate cost.
Overall information on work in progress and performance against service standards for UKVI and Border Force is published in the Home Office’s transparency data, available at: