HC Deb 22 October 1991 vol 196 c529W
Ms. Gordon

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people are employed in the immigration and nationality department family reunion team to deal with cases in the refugee and special cases section.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

The staff of the asylum and special cases division has increased from 120 on 1 April 1991 to 300 at 16 October. It is intended to reach 550 by May 1992. There is no separate section dealing only with family reunion work.