§ Mr. Hancock
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals from Iraq have been refused refugee status and other forms of protection in each month this year; and what their current status is. 
§ Mr. Browne
Information of numbers of initial decisions and refusals of Iraqi principal applicants, and on numbers of appeals determined at the IAA and dismissed, for each month of 2003, are given in the tables. Appeals figures do not necessarily relate to initial decisions made in the same period.
appealed against this decision, and if so what the outcome of the appeal was. Ball appeal rights have been exhausted and no leave of any kind has been granted, 757W these individuals will have no basis on which to remain in the United Kingdom and will be expected to return to Iraq.
Information on asylum applications, initial decisions and appeals, by nationality, is published in quarterly web pages and in the annual statistical bulletin Asylum Statistics United Kingdom. The next quarter will be published at the end of August 2004. Copies of these publications and others relating to general immigration to the UK are available from the Library of the House and from the Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate website at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/immigration1.html