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Question for Home Office

UIN 75802, tabled on 1 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what is the average length of time spent by an asylum-seeker waiting for a decision on inadmissibility.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

9 November 2022

Published statistics on inadmissibility can be found online at

The Home Office does not publish a breakdown of these statistics which provide an average length of time to reach an inadmissibility decision. Those figures are not available in a reportable format and to provide the information could only be done at disproportionate cost.

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