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Refugees: Afghanistan

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 57316, tabled on 15 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 30 September 2021 to Question 51826 on Refugees: Afghanistan, how many dependants of Afghan nationals were evacuated from Afghanistan during Operation Pitting.

Answered on

25 October 2021

During Operation Pitting around 5,000 Afghan nationals were evacuated from Afghanistan under the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP). This includes approximately 1,200 principals. The remainder were family members.