HC Deb 21 October 1975 vol 898 c141W
Mr. Stokes

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the total number of illegal immigrants who have so far taken advantage of the Government's amnesty.

Mr. Alexander W. Lyon

Up to 30th September 1975 there were 1,757 applications to benefit under the decision announced by my right hon. Friend on 11th April 1974. Of these, 1,107 have been granted, 307 applicants have been found ineligible to benefit, and the remainder are still being considered.