To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many humanitarian visas have been issued to foreign journalists who have fled their home counties due to their media work in the last year.
20 September 2021
Journalists are eligible to apply under the skilled worker route of the Points-Based system, providing they meet the specified requirements.
Additionally, through the UK’s resettlement schemes we continue to welcome vulnerable refugees in need of protection to the UK, as identified and referred by UNHCR. Through these routes we have resettled more refugees than any EU country since 2015.
We do not have a humanitarian visa scheme.