§ Mr. Tim Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons were accepted for settlement in the United Kingdom in 1989.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
The provisional figure for the number of persons accepted for settlement in the United Kingdom in 1989 is 48,600. More details are published in table 3 of Home Office statistical bulletin issue 8/90 "Control of Immigration: Statistics—Fourth Quarter and Year 1989", a copy of which is in the Library.