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Chevening Scholarships Programme

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 48182, tabled on 13 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 8 September 2021 to Question 41804 on Chevening Scholarships Programme: Coronavirus, with reference to the liaison between the Chevening Secretariat, universities, local authorities and the Home Office, by what date outstanding questions from universities and local authorities seeking (a) confirmation of the immigration status of family members of Chevening scholars who have arrived in the UK, (b) confirmation of their recourse to public funds and (b) answers to other queries will be answered.

Answered on

16 September 2021

All Afghan Chevening Scholars who arrived in the UK have been given conditions of permission which allow them to start their course of study. The Chevening Secretariat is contact with all Afghan Chevening scholars and their families, and will continue working closely with them to answer all of their queries.

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