§ Lord Avebury
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many appeals against refusal of entry clearance for settlement were referred to an adjudicator in 1981, how many such appeals were disposed of, and how many were allowed, dismissed, withdrawn and are waiting a hearing respectively.
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Belstead)
The appellate authorities have provided the following information for the period from 1st January to 30th November 1981, the latest date for which figures are available.1187WA
Appeals to adjudicators against refusal of entry clearance for settlement Referred Disposals Allowed Dismissed Withdrawn Awaiting Hearing 6,214 8,403 1,479 5,274 1,650 8,929