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Asylum: Children

Question for Home Office

UIN 141607, tabled on 21 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many children have been waiting nine months or longer for a decision on their asylum application in the most recent period for which figures are available.

Answered on

29 January 2021

The Home Office does not publish data on how many children has been waiting nine months or longer for a decision on their asylum application.

However, the Home Office do publish data on the number of Asylum applications awaiting a decision, by duration, as part of the published Immigration Statistics, year ending September 2020, at asy_04:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-september-2020/list-of-tables#asylum-and-resettlement

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