Nigel Evans – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Nigel Evans on 2015-10-28.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many students from India were granted a visa to study in Britain in 2014.

James Brokenshire

There were 11,699 entry clearance visas granted to Indian nationals for study in 2014. This figure relates to main applicants, and is available in the published entry clearance visa statistics (Immigration Statistics April-June 2015, Home Office, table vi_06_q_s, Tier 4 & pre-PBS equivalent).

The latest quarterly Home Office immigration statistics on entry clearance visas are published in ‘Immigration Statistics, April-June 2015’, available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office website at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/migration-statistics