Mary Creagh – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Mary Creagh on 2014-04-29.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 10 April 2014, Official Report, columns 352-3W, on asylum: children, if she will publish a breakdown by constituency of the number of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in each of the last 10 years.

James Brokenshire

Figures for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children by parliamentary constituency
are not collected by the Home Office.

The Home Office publishes aggregate statistics on asylum applications from
unaccompanied asylum seeking children in tables as_08 and as_08_q (Asylum data
tables Volume 2) of Immigration Statistics. Figures based on revised counting
rules appear in the latest release Immigration Statistics October to December
2013 which is available from