HL Deb 16 December 1994 vol 559 cc156-8WA
Lord Hylton

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will update the information contained in their reply of 23rd February 1994 concerning political asylum (HL Deb., cols. WA 54 to 56).

Baroness Blatch

The information requested on applications for asylum and decisions made is given in Table A. Information on asylum appeals determined by the special adjudicators and Immigration Appeals Tribunal since 26 July 1993 is given in Table B; information on asylum appeals prior to 26 July 1993 is not available.

Table B: Number of asylum appeals determined and allowed by adjudicators and the tribunal
Appeals to the adjudicator Applications to tribunal Appeals to the tribunal allowed1 2
Total determined1 of which: allowed1 Total determined1 2 of which:
August–December 1993 420 25 175 20 5
January–June 1994 1,080 40 730 90 5
not available.
1 Provisional figures rounded to the nearest 5.
2 Includes appeals lodged by the Secretary of State for the Home Department.