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Asylum: Employment

Question for Home Office

UIN 173076, tabled on 22 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department’s review of the rules regulating asylum seekers’ permission to work, commenced in December 2018, will conclude and report.

Answered on

25 March 2021

Asylum seeker right to work is a complex issue. A review of the policy is ongoing, and we are considering the evidence put forward on the issue. The findings of the review will be announced once the work has been completed.

Answered by

Home Office
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