§ Mr. McAllion
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the average cost to public funds in the last year for which figures are available of an appeal to an adjudicator against a decision by an entry clearance officer to refuse family settlement to an applicant, from the time of the refusal to the issue of a determination by the adjudicator. 
§ Mr. Mike O'Brien
The information requested is not held centrally, but I will write to the hon. Member.