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Question for Home Office

UIN 3781, tabled on 17 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her policy is on people who contacted her Department before 28 June 2022 to claim asylum, but have been unable to complete the application process due to delays in the provision of screening interviews.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

24 May 2022

The guidance on the differentiation policy will be published on 28 June 2022.

Those who have contacted the Home Office to claim asylum before 28 June 2022 and are currently awaiting an appointment for screening will be treated as having claimed asylum before the implementation of the Nationality and Borders Act 2022. These transitional arrangements will be outlined in the aforementioned guidance.

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Home Office
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