To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people from Afghanistan have been granted Limited Leave to Remain (LLR) since 2001; and how many people with LLR from Afghanistan are in the UK.
6 January 2022
The Home Office publishes data on grants of limited leave to remain (extensions) in the ‘Immigration Statistics Quarterly Release’ on GOV.UK:https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release.
Data on Afghan nationals granted an extension (Limited Leave to Remain (LLR)) from 2010 are published in table Exe_D01 of the managed migration detailed datasets. The published data on extensions exclude cases decided under asylum rules. Earlier extensions data can be found in the Control of Immigration: Statistics, United Kingdom publications. These were published in the form of a Command Paper until 2006 and as an online bulletin between 2007 and 2009. Please note that prior to 2006, Afghan nationals were included in the 'Remainder of Asia’ but not identified separately in the data.
Data on Asylum applications, initial decisions and resettlement are published in asylum table Asy_D01 in the Immigration Statistics release.
Information is not available on the number of people with LLR from Afghanistan that are in the UK.