Visas: Applications

(asked on 15th January 2021) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what effect the accidental loss of 150,000 arrest records has had on visa processing.


Answered by
Kevin Foster Portrait
Kevin Foster
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)
This question was answered on 20th January 2021

The Home Office temporarily suspended processing those visa applications which might have been impacted.

Once we were satisfied those applications could be processed without adverse impact on the decision-making process, visa operations resumed.

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