asked Her Majesty's Government:
Further to the Written Answers by Lord West of Spithead on 1 October (WA 259) and 14 November (WA 21), when members of the Border and Immigration Agency or of the Home Office last met face-to-face with Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID); and why joint letters from BID and the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association of August and October remain unanswered.
The Border and Immigration Agency meets regularly with Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID). The last such meeting was on
Officials have been discussing with BID the information requested in their letter of August. That as well as the letter of October will be replied to very shortly.