Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:43 pm on 24 October 2023.

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Photo of Bob Stewart Bob Stewart Conservative, Beckenham 2:43, 24 October 2023

Could my right hon. Friend the Minister clarify that last point? Is he saying that someone who is removed at the end of his or her sentence cannot come back once they are free? They have served their time here, and therefore, in principle, they have paid the price for their crime, but if they go back to their country and want to come back, they are not allowed to do so.