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Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Mental Health (14 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The Home Office takes the welfare and safety of people in its care very seriously and we are committed to ensuring the proper protection and treatment of vulnerable people in detention. The Home Office recognises that some groups of people can be at particular risk of harm in immigration detention. This is the basis of the Adults at Risk in Immigration Detention policy. In accordance with the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Deportation: Rwanda (14 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: It would be inappropriate to start giving out numbers. This is operationally sensitive information. Everyone considered for relocation will be screened and have access to legal advice. Decisions will be taken on a case-by-case basis, and nobody will be relocated if it is unsafe or inappropriate for them. For those with family links in the UK, who want to be considered for entry to the UK,...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda (14 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The Department uses a number of suppliers to undertake detention and returns activity, MEDP being a workstream within this area. The key suppliers that will be involved with MEDP will be: Mitie Care and Custody Ltd – via the immigration escorting contract https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/8e94f338-6 049-48f7-8b82-9dea24af8857?p=1. CWT – via the immigration travel service...

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: English Channel (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The Home Office is aware of a total of 69 persons known to have died while attempting to cross the English Channel in small boats since 2020: 2020: 6 deaths reported 2021: 34 deaths reported 2022: 4 deaths reported 2023: 12 deaths reported 2024: 13 deaths reported (as at 30 April 2024)

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The most recently published information, which includes a breakdown of the per person costs, is the National Audit Office Report which can be found here: UK-Rwanda Partnership - NAO report. The per person costs are to provide a 5-year integration package. This includes accommodation, essential items such as food, medical services, education, language training and professional development....

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Rwanda (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: More details on the resettlement of refugees as part of the Migration and Economic Development Partnership will be set out in due course.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: Individuals who have no right to remain in the UK legally are being offered voluntary relocation to Rwanda under a new agreement with the Government of Rwanda. This will relocate individuals who have no right to work, rent or remain in the UK to relocate to Rwanda and allow them to build safe and prosperous lives there. Individuals will receive £3,000 to support their relocation, paid to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The screening process is designed to capture basic information about the individual, immigration history and their protection claim and is conducted by a range of officials under the Home Office.

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Electronic Tagging (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The information requested is not available from published statistics. However, as set out in the Pilot Equality Impact Assessment (available at Equality impact assessment: GPS electronic monitoring expansion pilot - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)), 600 individuals were to be subject to Electronic Monitoring as part of immigration bail conditions.

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: Electronic Tagging (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) findings related to the Electronic Monitoring Expansion Pilot which operated between 14 June 2022 and 14 December 2023. That pilot has now ended.

Written Answers — Home Office: Detention Centres (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: Immigration detention capacity figures are not static and are subject to operational demands. Management information shows that detention capacity on 8 July 2023 was c2158 immigration removal centre (IRC) beds, rising to c2219 IRC beds on 8 January 2024. As of 24 April 2024, there is a capacity to detain c2200 people in IRCs, including those liable for removal to Rwanda, with more coming...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Detainees (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: We regularly publish data on Rule 35(1) report from GPs in Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs). For the information from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023. Information is available at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enfor cement-data-q4-2023. DT_03: Reports made by a medical practitioner to the Home Office under Rule 35 on individuals in immigration...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The Home Office does not routinely publish data on those who are admitted to the UK asylum system after a notice of intent has been issued. General data on inadmissibility is published as part of the quarterly immigration system statistics and can be found at How many people do we grant protection to? - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).

Written Answers — Home Office: Deportation: Rwanda (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The Home Office will not be providing a running commentary on ongoing operational activity. However, all individuals will have their cases considered in line with the published inadmissibility guidance: Inadmissibility – third country cases: caseworker guidance - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: France (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The Home Office does not comment on the information requested due to the sensitivity of the agreement and the payments. The Home Office continues to work collaboratively with our French counterparts in relation to preventing illegal migration and therefore respects agreements made regarding transparency data.

Written Answers — Home Office: Deportation: Rwanda (13 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: Videos on government social media accounts should inform the public about government policy and delivery. This video showed Immigration Enforcement officers executing thier public duties as they do all the time. It was produced by civil servants as part of their routine duties and involved no additional costs. As with all videos featuring service users or sensitive content, every care was...

Written Answers — Home Office: Sham Marriage ( 9 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The Government takes abuse of the spouse and partner immigration routes very seriously and is clear that family migration must be based on a genuine and subsisting marriage or relationship. The Home Office focuses its efforts on disrupting facilitators as well as prosecuting individuals involved in sham marriages and civil partnerships and will consider refusal or cancellation of...

Written Answers — Home Office: Undocumented Migrants: English Channel ( 8 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: Data on the number of supported asylum seekers in accommodation (including in contingency hotels and other contingency accommodation) is published in table Asy_D11 here: Asylum and resettlement datasets - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). Data is published on a quarterly basis. The Home Office does not publish a breakdown of statistics which disaggregates by method of arrival.

Written Answers — Home Office: Deportation: Rwanda ( 8 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: Individuals who were previously present in a safe third country and entered the UK by a dangerous and unnecessary method are liable to be relocated to Rwanda. As this is an ongoing operational matter it would be inappropriate to provide a running commentary on individual cases or numbers. The Home Office publishes statistics on people in immigration detention in the ‘Immigration Statistics...

Written Answers — Home Office: Deportation: Rwanda ( 8 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: Individuals who were previously present in a safe third country and entered the UK by a dangerous and unnecessary method are liable to be relocated to Rwanda. The Home Office does not routinely publish this information at a regional level.


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