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Asylum: Dorset

Question for Home Office

UIN 113050, tabled on 9 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers in the initial stage of assessment were housed in hotel accommodation in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole council area on (a) 1 July 2020, (b) 1 August 2020, (c) 1 September 2020 and (d) 1 October 2020.

Answered on

20 November 2020

The number of asylum seekers accommodated in each local authority can be found at

This includes the numbers of those accommodated under Section 98, Section 95 and Section 4.

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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