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Asylum: Temporary Accommodation

Question for Home Office

UIN 106567, tabled on 8 December 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many overnight stays in the area served by Luton Borough Council have asylum seekers spent in (a) dispersed accommodation, (b) overflow dispersed accommodation, (c) contingency hotel, (d) stage one overnight initial accommodate or (e) spot booking in November 2022.

Answered on

14 December 2022

Statistics relating to supported asylum seekers temporarily residing in contingency accommodation are published as Immigration Statistics under the S98 population tables and the latest published immigration statistics also detail the number of asylum seekers accommodated in each local authority area. These statistics can be found at Asylum and resettlement datasets Data is published on a quarterly basis, with the latest information published 24 November 2022. The next quarterly figures are due to be released in February 2023.

The Home Office does not publish a breakdown of these statistics which disaggregates the number of asylum seekers accommodated in specific accommodation. These figures are not available in a reportable format and to provide the information could only be done at disproportionate cost.

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Home Office
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