§ 29. Mrs. Knight
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many immigrants have entered the United Kingdom in the last six months for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Alexander W. Lyon
During the six months to the end of March this year, just over 12,000 Commonwealth citizens and some 3,500 foreign nationals were admitted for settlement on arrival. The comparable figures for the six months ended 31st March 1974 were just over 10,000 Commonwealth citizens and just under 3,000 foreign nationals. Those admitted are mainly United Kingdom478W passport holders and the dependants of people already settled here.