HC Deb 20 March 1997 vol 292 c853W
Dr. Hampson

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many religious preachers were given clearance to live and work in(a) the United Kingdom, (b) Leeds and (c) Bradford in each of the last 10 years. [21464]

Mr. Kirkhope

Information is available only on ministers of religion admitted to the whole of the United Kingdom since 1993 and is given in the table.

Admissions of ministers of religion1 to the United Kingdom
1993 246
1994 558
1995 662
1996 493
1 Including missionaries and members of religious orders, but excluding Mormon missionaries prior to October 1995.