HUM is grateful to MP for Hall Green, Birmingham, Mr. Godsiff for asking a Written Parliamentary Question from the UK Home Office of the following question. This question was requested by HUM and the MP had kindly consented to seek answer of the UK Home Office.
Please click on the below link to read this Question and the Answer on UK Parliament’s official website.
Asylum:Written question – 220849
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department takes into account reports produced or evidence submitted by non-governmental human rights organisations in deciding on claims for asylum made on the grounds of political persecution or a risk to someone’s life.
In reaching decisions on asylum claims, caseworkers have access to a wide range of published country of origin information produced by the Home Office, which includes reference to reports produced or submitted by national or international human rights organisations.