Immigration: Regulations — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:23 pm on 11th March 2015.

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Photo of Lord Avebury Lord Avebury Liberal Democrat 3:23 pm, 11th March 2015

My Lords, does not my noble friend agree that if every other European country imposes a time limit on the length of detention, there is something wrong with our system? We should find some means to grant temporary status to people who are not going back to their own countries through no fault of their own—sometimes their countries will not accept them.