Asylum Seekers: Removal - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:00 pm on 17th December 2018.

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Photo of Baroness Lister of Burtersett Baroness Lister of Burtersett Labour 3:00 pm, 17th December 2018

My Lords, how does the Minister define the word “indefinite”? In my dictionary, it means that there is no fixed time limit. We are unusual in this country in having no fixed time limit for detention. It does not mean that people are held in detention for ever, as she seemed to imply in her response to the noble Lord, Lord Roberts.