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HB Circular A5/2011: Dealing with enquiries from Libyan nationals studying in the UK

Unrest in Libya – dealing with enquiries from Libyan nationals studying in the UK.

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Libyan nationals currently studying at United Kingdom universities are generally funded by the Libyan government or their family in Libya. Their immigration status is that they have limited leave to remain in the UK with no recourse to public funds. As such, they cannot claim Housing Benefit or Council Tax Benefit.