§ Mr. Churchill
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of those who have been granted exceptional leave have gained settlement in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Charles Wardle
Information on persons accepted for settlement under exceptional leave arrangements in the years 1988–92 is given in table 1.1 of Home Office statistical bulletin issue 19/93 "Asylum Statistics, United Kingdom 1992", a copy of which is in the Library. Information on persons previously granted exceptional leave who were subsequently accepted for settlement on another basis is not readily available.