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Home Office written question – answered on 28th November 2018

Imran Hussain Labour, Bradford East

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers reside in (a) the UK and (b) the North East, Yorkshire and Humber region.

Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Home Office publishes quarterly figures on the number of asylum seekers housed in dispersed accommodation, including under Section 95, by local authority in the Immigration Statistics release, in table as_16q and 17q in volume 4 of the Asylum data tables. These are available at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-june-2018/list-of-tables#asylum

This does not include those asylum seekers who are accommodated with friends and family, and who are not in receipt of support.