Infectious Diseases (UK Entrants)

Home Department written question – answered on 17th March 2005.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many individuals have been deported for carrying tuberculosis in each year since 1997.

Photo of Charles Clarke Charles Clarke Home Secretary

Figures for the number of people removed or deported from the United Kingdom are published regularly and are available from the Home Office website www.homeoffice.gov.uk.

However, it is not possible to identify from the data how many are refused entry or deported because of health reasons.

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