New Clause 1 - Detention of persons – exempted persons

Part of Immigration Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:30 pm on 10th November 2015.

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Photo of Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Shadow Minister (Home Office) 4:30 pm, 10th November 2015

On the question of “indefinite”, surely the detention is indefinite in the sense that there is no definite limit to it. The detention might not be unending, but it is indefinite in the way that we all understand “indefinite”.