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Passengers: Coronavirus

Question for Home Office

UIN 52012, tabled on 1 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to immigration statistics published by her Department on 21 May 2020 showing that in January to March 2020 there were an estimated 23.7 million passenger arrivals at the UK Border (including returning UK residents), how many of those arrivals arrived after (a) 13 March 2020 and (b) 23 March 2020 by (i) method of arrival and (ii) origination of their journey.

Answered on

4 June 2020

On 28 May 2020, the Home Office published additional statistics relating to Covid-19 and the immigration system here. This contains information on the impact of COVID-19 on passenger arrivals, and includes data on the number of passengers arriving in the UK by air routes only.

The Home Office is due to publish the next quarterly Immigration Statistics on 27 August 2020. Information on future Home Office statistical release dates can be found in the ‘Research and statistics calendar’.

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