Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Written Parliamentary Question (WPQ)
    01.05.2008
    475 c678-9W
    Lilley, Peter
    Foreign Workers: Health Professions
    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many work permits were issued for (a) nurses and (b) doctors from African countries in each year since 2005.
    Home Office
    Byrne, Liam
    [holding answer 21 April 2008]: The following table shows the number of work permit applications which were approved for applications from nurses and doctors from Africa, in the period 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2007.

    Africa
    DoctorNurse
    20055907,840
    20065204,585
    20072302,780

    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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    02.04.2008
    21.04.2008
    House of Commons (HoC)
    Commons Chamber
    Answered
    07-08
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