• 15. Country Profile: United Kingdom
  • 15.1. Introduction
  • 15.2. Background information on the United Kingdom
  • 15.2.1.Type of statuses:
  • 15.2.2.Trends in the number of applicants
  • 15.2.3.Number of asylum statuses granted
  • 15.2.4.Main countries of origin
  • 15.2.5.Costs
  • 15.3. Organisation of the asylum procedure
  • 15.3.1.Co-operation between the bodies involved
  • 15.4. Legal basis
  • 15.4.1.Main changes
  • 15.5. Arrangements immediately upon arrival
  • 15.6. Accommodation
  • 15.6.1.Special treatment
  • 15.6.2.Standard and facilities of accommodation
  • 15.6.3.Possible changes and developments
  • 15.7. Means of subsistence
  • 15.7.1.Developments
  • 15.8. Access to education
  • 15.9. Access to the labour market
  • 15.10. Access to health care
  • 15.11. Rules on detention and other restrictions on free movement
  • 15.12. Differences in treatment according to the stage of the asylum procedure and the type of status sought
  • 15.13. Political atmosphere surrounding refugees and immigrants
  • 15.13.1. The public debate
  • 15.13.2. The political debate
  • 15.13.3. International co-operation