HL Deb 03 November 1995 vol 566 c180WA
Lord Belhaven and Stenton

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many persons from Poland are currently seeking political asylum in this country: how many have been granted political asylum in the last three years, and what were the reasons for granting it; and how many have been refused.

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Blatch)

The number of applications for asylum from Polish nationals awaiting an initial decision as at 30 September 1995 was 1,000. Information for decisions on asylum applications is given in the table.