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Asylum instances backlog rises by 50 per cent to hit report excessive


he asylum case backlog has risen by 50 per cent in a 12 months to a report excessive with 172,758 folks nonetheless ready for a call on their declare for refugee standing, official figures revealed on Thursday.

The House Workplace statistics present that there have been 133,607 asylum instances, some involving a couple of particular person, awaiting an preliminary resolution on the finish of March. That compares with a complete of 89,344 excellent purposes a 12 months earlier, regarding 109,735 folks.

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