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Waiting times for immigration judicial reviews

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Dear Her Majesty’s Courts and the Tribunals Service,

Could you please supply the information under points 1-3 below, for each month from 1 November 2013 to March 2018

Many thanks.

1, the average number of calendar days from lodgement of immigration judicial review claims in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) to a paper permission decision.

2, the average number of calendar days from lodgement of immigration judicial review claims in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) to an oral permission decision.

3, the average number of calendar days from lodgement of immigration judicial review claims in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) to a substantive decision.

Please note that I am aware that some, though not all, of this data has been released. However, please note that data concerning the timeliness of cases will change over time. I am therefore requesting updated information in addition to data that has not previously been released. I hope this clarifies.

Many thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Thomas

LondonAndSouthEastKILO, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

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UTIAC LondonJR, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

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FYA – attached as requested.

 

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Dear UTIAC LondonJR,

Thank you very much for this.

Could I please ask a question with regard to "1, the average number of calendar days from lodgement of immigration judicial review claims in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) to a paper permission decision"?

In the figures given, there is a substantial jump between December 2015 and January 2016 - as follows:

SEPTEMBER 127
OCTOBER 108
NOVEMBER 104
DECEMBER 96
2016 JANUARY 565
FEBUARY 574
MARCH 530
APRIL 426
MAY 432
JUNE 517
JULY 656

Could I please ask you to confirm that this substantial increase is correct? Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Robert Thomas

UTIAC LondonJR, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

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Dear Mr Thomas,

 

As requested, please find attached the JR data average timelines.

 

Kind Regards,

Akuol Athian

Fees Office

HMCTS

Field House

15 -25 Breams Buildings

London

EC4A 1DZ

 

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Dear UTIAC LondonJR,

Many thanks for this information. I really appreciate your time and help.

Could I please raise one matter? My original FOI request included a request for both the number of days and also the number of decisions (permission, oral renewal and substantive decisions) taken within the relevant month. Please would it be possible to be supplied with this information? Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Robert Thomas

UTIAC LondonJR, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

Dear Mr Thomas,

 

Thanks for your e-mail of 10th December 2018. Your last FOI 181108007
request was as below which I responded to on 6th December 2018 and
provided the data you requested. I am not aware of any further request.
Please could you let me know what period you are requesting and will check
to find out if we have the data.

 

Regards,

 

Akuol Athian

UTIAC

 

“I am asking for the breakdown by region”

Dear Her Majesty’s Courts and the Tribunals Service, could you please
supply the information under points 1-3 below, for each month from

1 November 2013 to September 2018.

I would like to request the information for Field House and each of the
UTIAC regional centers (Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Cardiff). Many
thanks.

1, the average number of calendar days from lodgement of immigration
judicial review claims in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum
Chamber) to a paper permission decision and the number of permission
decisions.

2, the average number of calendar days from lodgement of immigration
judicial review claims in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum
Chamber) to an oral renewal decision and the number of oral renewal
decisions.

3, the average number of calendar days from lodgement of immigration
judicial review claims in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum
Chamber) to a substantive decision and the number of substantive
decisions.”

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