HC Deb 08 February 1974 vol 868 c463W
Mrs. Hart

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Chileans have entered Great Britain since 11th September 1973 in each of the following categories: visitors, students, refugees seeking political asylum, employees of the Chilean Embassy, and of governmental agencies of Chile; and how many in each category have been the subject of inquiry and delay before being given permission to enter Great Britain.

Mr. Lane

Following is the available information:

Admission of Chileans from 1st September 1973 to 31st January 1974
Visitors 1,498
Students 87
Political refugees 25
Diplomats 176

All have been interviewed on arrival by an immigration officer. Some cases of political asylum have taken time to settle.