Offenders: Deportation

Home Department written question – answered on 13th March 2007.

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Photo of Nick Clegg Nick Clegg Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many foreign nationals are awaiting deportation due to having committed a criminal offence in the UK and following completion of their prison term.

Photo of John Reid John Reid Home Secretary, The Secretary of State for the Home Department

On 19 February the Director General of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate wrote to the Home Affairs Committee. In this letter the Director General reported that approximately 1,300 time-served foreign nationals are currently in both the IND Removals Estate and in prisons while IND pursues deportation action against them. A copy of this letter is available from the Library of the House.

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