HC Deb 27 July 1989 vol 157 cc793-4W
Mr. Cartwright

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received from the Immigration Service Union about the granting of exceptional leave to remain in the United Kingdom to political asylum seekers as a result of his Department's backlog criteria; and what has been his response.

Mr. Renton

Officials in the refugee unit have corresponded with the metropolitan liaison officer at the union's national executive committee, answering inquiries about a range of issues relating to asylum procedures, including the granting of exceptional leave to remain.