§ Mr. Madden
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when a decision is to be made on the application made by Rashad Mahmood (Ref: IMM/82219) to the post in Islamabad to join his wife in the United Kingdom; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
In accordance with the guidelines on the handling of representations by Members of Parliament in immigration cases, issued to Members on 14 December 1988, I have referred the question to the correspondence unit of the migration and visa department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The hon. Member will receive a reply from the unit as soon as possible.