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Asylum: Burton

Question for Home Office

UIN 110257, tabled on 2 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers are currently being accommodated in hotels in Burton constituency; and how much that accommodation cost the public purse in the most recent period for which data are available.

Answered on

20 November 2020

The number of asylum seekers accommodated in each local authority can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/asylum-and-resettlement-datasets#asylum-support

Accommodation costs are considered to be commercially confidential so we do not provide this information, however, total asylum spends are published as part of transparency data https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-transparency-data

Data is published on a quarterly basis from 31st March 2014 with the latest information covering until 30th June 2020. The next quarterly figures are due to be released in November 2020

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Home Office
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