Written Question: Refused and Appealed Visa Application Statistics and Costs


John Stevenson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many visa applications were refused and subsequently granted on appeal in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014.

John Stevenson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the cost of refused visas granted on appeal was in (a) 2012, (b) 2013 and (c) 2014.

James Brokenshire: Appeal outcomes, including data on volumes of appeals that were granted in the time periods specified, can be found at the following website:


Table 2.5 of the ‘Tribunals and gender recognition statistics tables: January to March 2015’ link sets out the % of appeals determined by the First-tier Tribunal that were granted at appeal.

The information requested in your second question is not held centrally and can only be collated at disproportionate costs.


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