02088841166

16
September, 2016


Immigration fees to soar despite overwhelming opposition
   
 

Overwhelming opposition to a hike in fees for immigration cases has been ignored, with the government announcing that it will go ahead with its proposed package of hefty increases. A response paper published by the Ministry of Justice states that only five out of 142 respondents agreed with plans to increase fees in the first-tier tribunal.

Fees in the first-tier tribunal will rise six-fold, from £80 to £490 for an application for a decision on the papers, and from £140 to £800 for an application for an oral hearing. A new fee of £455 will be introduced for an application to the first-tier tribunal for permission to appeal to the upper tribunal.

In the upper tribunal, an application for permission to appeal, where permission had been refused by the first-tier tribunal, will cost £350, while a £510 fee will be imposed for an appeal hearing where permission is granted.

Read more at: http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/immigration-fees-to-soar-despite-overwhelming-opposition/5057685.article

*The above article was extracted from:
http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/immigration-fees-to-soar-despite-overwhelming-opposition/5057685.article

 

More News »    

 
 

Contact Us

+  Greenfields Solicitors
    6 Market Parade
    Winchester Road
    London N9 9HF

+  Tel: 02088841166
Email:
info@greenfieldssolicitors.com

 


Developed by Enhance Technologies - eteck
Pk - UK