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- Wednesday, 12th September 2007

 

Written Parliamentary Question (WPQ)
12.09.2007
463 c2117-20W
Lilley, Peter
Work Permits: Health Professions
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many work permit applications for foreign (a) nurses and (b) doctors from each country in North Africa and the Middle East for which figures are available were approved in each year in the period between 1 January 2000 and 31st May 2007.
Home Office
Byrne, Liam
[holding answer 9 July 2007]: The following tables show the number of work permit applications by nurses and doctors which were approved for overseas nationals by country, in the period 1 January 2000 to 31 May 2007 from (a) North Africa and (b) the Middle East.
2000200120022003
DoctorNurseTotalDoctorNurseTotalDoctorNurseTotalDoctorNurseTotal
North Africa
Algeria0¹-¹-¹-¹-50550¹-¹-
Egypt20¹-20100510511551201150115
Ethiopia0¹-¹-0¹-¹-055055
Libya20¹-203554055¹-5560060
Mauritania0¹-¹-0¹-¹-0000¹-¹-
Morocco0000000000¹-¹-
Niger0¹-¹-0¹-¹-0000¹-¹-
Somalia0000¹-¹-¹-55055
Sudan15520205253553545550
Tunisia0000¹-¹-000000
Total501065160201802052523022520240
Middle East
Afghanistan0000000¹-¹-000
Bahrain¹-¹-¹-¹-0¹-5¹-5¹-0¹-
Brunei¹-0¹-0¹-¹-000¹-¹-¹-
Iran0555101510515201535
Iraq5055051001025025
Israel0¹-¹-¹-55¹-5105510
Jordan0808055555106575205070
Kuwait000¹-0¹-¹-0¹-000
Lebanon5055¹-5¹-0¹-555
Oman000¹-0¹-¹-0¹-0¹-¹-
Palestine0555555¹-551015
Palestinian Aut0000000000¹-¹-
Qatar000000¹-0¹-000
Saudi Arabia0000000000¹-¹-
Syrian Arab Rep555255303053555055
Turkey01010¹-1010¹-101551010
United Arab Emi0000000¹-¹-¹-0¹-
Yemen Republic0005¹-50000¹-¹-
Total1010011055901457510516013595235
Total65110175215110325280125405360115475
200420052006January-May 2007
DoctorNurseTotalDoctorNurseTotalDoctorNurseTotalDoctorNurseTotalTotal
North Africa
Algeria0¹-¹-0¹-¹-¹-0¹-00010
Egypt120512585¹-858508515015675
Ethiopia¹-550¹-¹-¹-¹-¹-¹-0¹-25
Libya45¹-5050¹-5530030505310
Mauritania0000000000005
Morocco0000000¹-¹-000¹-
Niger0000000¹-¹-0005
Somalia055¹-55¹-5500030
Sudan4555035¹-353003010010250
Tunisia0000¹-¹-0000005
Total215202351701519015010160300301,315
Middle East
Afghanistan505¹-0¹-5¹-5¹-0¹-15
Bahrain¹-0¹-000¹-0¹-00010
Brunei¹-¹-¹-5055¹-10¹-0¹-20
Iran402060401555555605510255
Iraq1501525¹-2530030005120
Israel5¹-551010¹-55¹-¹-555
Jordan303055302550305355¹-5430
Kuwait¹-0¹-¹-55¹-0¹-00010
Lebanon551010¹-1010515¹-¹-¹-55
Oman0¹-¹-¹-0¹-¹-¹-¹-¹-10
Palestine1510251051010¹-15¹-0¹-80
Palestinian Aut0¹-¹-0000000001
Qatar000000¹-0¹-0001
Saudi Arabia¹-¹-¹-¹-0¹-¹-0¹-¹-¹-¹-0
Syrian Arab Rep55055550554004010010286
Turkey5101555105510¹-0¹-75
United Arab Emi0¹-¹-¹-0¹-¹-0¹-¹-0¹-10
Yemen Republic¹-¹-¹-¹-0¹-¹-0¹-00010
Total18575260185602502,00125225355401,445
Total400954953557543035035385805702,760
¹ Indicates 1 or 2
Notes:
1. Figures are rounded to nearest 5
2. Because of rounding, figures may not add up to totals shown
The figures quoted are not provided under National Statistics protocols and have been derived from local management information and are therefore provisional and subject to change.
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03.07.2007
09.07.2007
House of Commons (HoC)
Commons Chamber
Answered
06-07

 

 

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