§ Mr. Browne
The available information relating to the number of asylum applications, excluding dependants, that have been received and decisions on applications for an extension of leave to remain or settlement from nationals of Sudan are given in the tables.
Detailed statistics on immigration control are published in the Command Paper "Control of Immigration: Statistics United Kingdom 2002" (cm 6053), obtained from the Library, the Stationery Office and via the Home Office website at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/commandpubsl.html.
Information on asylum applications is published in quarterly web pages and in the annual statistical bulletin `Asylum Statistics United Kingdom'. Copies of these publications and others relating to general immigration to the UK are available from the Library and from the Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate website http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/immigration1.html.421W
Applications1 received for asylum the United Kingdom
excluding dependants, Sudan, 1999 to 2003
Number of principal applicants 19992 280 20002 415 20013 390 20024 655 20034 930 1 Figures rounded to the nearest 5. 1 May exclude some cases lodged at local Enforcement Offices between January 1999 and March 2000. 1 Provisional figures. 1 Revised figures.
Grants and refusals on applications for leave to remain1 or
settlement from nationals of Sudan, 1998–2002
Number of decisions Total grants of
Total refusals of
extension or settlement
1998 560 120 50 1999 530 270 20 2000 590 810 30 2001 510 280 35 2002 545 210 50 1 Excludes dependants of principal applicants, asylum related decisions, the outcome of appeals and withdrawn applications. 2 Excludes "in line" dependants and the outcome of appeals.