§ Mike Gapes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when a decision will be taken on the asylum application lodged on 8 June 1998 by Mr. Mohamed Aweis Yusuf, Home Office reference M685182; when the hon. Member for Ilford, South will receive responses to the letters sent to the Minister of State on(a) 16 October 2002 and (b) 1 May 2001; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Beverley Hughes
[holding answer 11 November 2003]I wrote to my hon. Friend on 17 November.