This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Tier 2 (General) COS Issued by Nationality'.

Freedom of Information Team 
Customer Service Operations 
North East, Yorkshire and the 
Humber Responder Hub 
PO Box 3468 
S3 8WA
Fax: +44 (0)114 207 2882 
Email:  request-274238-
FOI Reference:  3234/35706 
1 July 2015 
Dear Aditi 
Thank you for your enquiry of 15 June in which you requested information about Tier 
2 of the Points-Based System.  This has been dealt with as a request for information 
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 
You requested: 
Please re-arrange the data (mix and match) of FOI 34826 Tier 2 GEN CoS to provide 
data as per following:  
1. Data for Calendar Year 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 2. Data split by Sponsor 
and Nationality 3. Tier 2 General COS Issued Per Year > 5.  
Please  see  the  separately  attached  data  table  showing  Certificates  of  Sponsorship 
(CoS) assigned with a break down by sponsor and nationality. 
  Figures are rounded. 
  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. 
I hope this is of help to you. If you are dissatisfied with this response you may request 
an independent internal review of our handling of your request by submitting a 
complaint within two months to the address below, quoting reference 35706.  If you 
ask for an internal review, it would be helpful if you could say why you are dissatisfied 
with the response. 

Information Access Team 
Home Office 
3rd Floor, Peel Building 
2 Marsham Street 
London SW1P 4DF 
As part of any internal review the Department's handling of your information request 
will be reassessed by staff not involved in providing you with this response. If you 
remain dissatisfied after this internal review, you would have a right of complaint to 
the Information Commissioner as established by section 50 of the Freedom of 
Information Act.  
Yours sincerely 
Daniela Walker  
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