§ Mr. Waddington
The information requested is given in the following table:
Children awaiting a decision on their application for entry clearance
for settlement in the United Kingdom at the end of June 1985
Post Number of children Children as percentage of all applicants* for settlement awaiting a decision Dhaka 8,700 70 New Delhi 200 15 Bombay 220 18 Calcutta 10 19 Islamabad 3,400 50 Karachi 40 17 Total Indian sub-continent 12,500 57
* Wives, children, other dependent relatives and others for immediate settlement, and husbands and male fiances.