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Exceptional leave and returns policies with regard to China

We have received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following: Has the Home Office ever had a policy, either…

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We have received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following:

  1. Has the Home Office ever had a policy, either published or unpublished, of granting Exceptional or Discretionary Leave to Remain to applicants from the Peoples Republic of China (PRC)?
  2. If there has been such a policy, was this a blanket policy?
  3. If there has been such a policy, what dates did it run between?
    In particular, when did the policy cease to have effect?
  4. Has there at any time, been a cessation of removals to the PRC as
    it has been unsafe to travel/return?

We released the following information on: 01 October 07