Andy McDonald – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Work and Pensions

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Andy McDonald on 2014-06-16.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ensure that asylum seekers are able to receive a National Insurance number without unnecessary delay.

Esther McVey

For those granted leave to remain as a result of a successful asylum claim, a joint fast track National Insurance number application process operates between DWP and the Home Office.