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Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Foreign Nationals (21 July 2014)

Sadiq Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) what the total (a) population and (b) number of foreign nationals of each nationality was in each jail in London on 1 July (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii) 2012, (iv) 2013 and (iv) 2014; (2) how many foreign nationals in jails in London on 1 July (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d) 2013 and (e) 2014 (i) were on remand and (ii) have been found guilty of...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (17 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many foreign national prisoners have been returned to each country where the UK has invested in prisons in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (10 July 2014)

Jeremy Wright: All prisoners who are transferred to a prison in their country in order to serve their remaining sentence leave from Wandsworth Prison (in London) if they are male and Holloway Prison (in London) if they are female. They may, however, only be transferred there shortly before transfer. The numbers of transfers are provided in the following table.   Number of prisoner transfers (out of...

Written Answers — Justice: Prison Sentences (3 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the average length of sentence was for (a) the total prison population and (b) foreign national prisoners, by type of offence, in 2012.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (1 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Sadiq Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many foreign national prisoners were repatriated to their home countries to serve their custodial sentence in each year since 2010; (2) how many foreign national prisoners were repatriated under foreign prisoner transfer agreements to their home countries to serve their custodial sentence in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Foreign Nationals (30 June 2014)

Philip Hollobone: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the annual cost of imprisoning foreign national offenders in UK prisons has been in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Iraq (30 June 2014)

Jeremy Wright: The negotiation of a prisoner transfer agreement between the United Kingdom and Iraq is at an advanced stage. Officials at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are in discussion with the Iraqi authorities and we hope to finalise the agreement at the earliest possible opportunity. Once in place British nationals imprisoned in Iraq and Iraqi nationals imprisoned here, will be able to serve their...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisons: Staff (23 June 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice which places of detention on the prison estate have (a) a member of staff assigned to the role of foreign national co-ordinator and (b) more than one foreign national co-ordinator; how many such co-ordinators there are across the prison estate; and at what salary grade they are paid.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (16 June 2014)

Jeremy Wright: Prisoner transfer agreements can be a sensitive issue for some countries and it could be counter-productive to reveal details of discussions before they are concluded. However, I can assure you that my ministerial colleagues and I are actively engaging with a number of countries and remain determined to secure compulsory agreements wherever possible. All foreign national offenders sentenced...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (16 June 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Sadiq Khan: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many Ministerial visits to foreign countries during which prisoner transfer agreements were discussed took place (a) between May 1997 and May 2010 and (b) since May 2010.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (16 June 2014)

Jeremy Wright: Since 2010 there have been six officials in the MOJ and NOMS who spend a significant proportion of their time in relation to obtaining and supporting the implementation of Prisoner Transfer Arrangements (PTAs). These officials cover policy, operational and legal roles. This work is a high priority and there is coordinated director level input across government with Foreign and Commonwealth...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (16 June 2014)

Jeremy Wright: The information is as follows: Table 1: Prisoner Transfer Arrangements (PTAs) signed between May 1997 and May 2010 Country Date of signature Date came into force Voluntary or Compulsory Agreement (i.e. consent of prisoner required or not) Antigua and Barbuda 23 June 2003 20 January 2004 Voluntary Barbados 3 April 2002 2 March 2003 Voluntary Brazil 20 August 1998 11...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (16 June 2014)

Jeremy Wright: ...application of the agreement to persons sentenced on or after 5 December 2011. To date four member states (Ireland, Malta, the Netherlands, and Poland) have made declarations under Article 28 (2). All foreign national offenders sentenced to custody are referred to the Home Office for them to consider deportation at the earliest possible opportunity. The Prisoner Transfer process is just...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Romania (11 June 2014)

Jeremy Wright: On 31 March 2014 there were 588 prisoners in England and Wales who declared they were Romanian on reception to prison. All foreign national offenders sentenced to custody are referred to the Home Office for them to consider deportation at the earliest possible opportunity. Romania has implemented the EU Prisoner Transfer Arrangement and relevant cases have been referred to the Home Office to...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (14 May 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Philip Hollobone: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many foreign national prisoners were transferred to secure detention in their home country under (a) compulsory and (b) voluntary prisoner transfer agreements in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (12 May 2014)

Jeremy Wright: We estimate that 473 prisoners are eligible to be considered for transfer under the EUPTA as at 31 March 2014, and we are working with the Home Office to obtain the necessary deportation orders to enable transfer. This figure is calculated on the basis of the number of prisoners from EU member states who have implemented the EUPTA, meet the criteria to be automatically considered for...

Written Answers — Justice: Deportation (29 April 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Philip Hollobone: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 31 March 2014, Official Report, columns 532-3W, on prisoners: foreign nationals, what the main features of the Early Removal Scheme are; how many foreign national offenders were deported under this scheme in each of the last five years; and what the main features are of the Tariff Expired Removal Scheme.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Nigeria (29 April 2014)

Jeremy Wright: We are currently in discussion about supporting further projects that will assist Nigeria to improve their prisons and build the capacity they need to receive prisoners from the UK under the compulsory prisoner transfer agreement we signed in January this year. To date the cross-Government Migration Fund has funded refurbishment works at Kiri Kiri women’s prison in Lagos, and supported...

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners (28 April 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Keith Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the prison population was, by prison, on 19 March 2014; how many prisoners each prison was built for; and how many foreign national prisoners there are in each prison, by country.

Written Answers — Justice: Prisoners: Repatriation (10 April 2014)

Jeremy Wright: The EU Prisoner Transfer Agreement (Council Framework Decision 2008/909/JHA) entered into force on 5 December 2011. To date 18 member states (including the United Kingdom) have implemented the Agreement. The number of foreign nationals in prison from these countries (as of 31 December 2013) is set out in the table. Transfer under the EUPTA requires a deportation order and prisoners must...

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