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Detention Centres: Children

Home Department written question – answered on 29th November 2011.

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Photo of Pete Wishart Pete Wishart Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Sport), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many children held by the UK Border Agency in pre-departure accommodation were resident in Scotland prior to the enforcement of their return in each of the last 12 months.

Photo of Damian Green Damian Green The Minister for Immigration

One child who was resident in Scotland prior to their removal was in pre-departure accommodation in November 2011.

No other child from Scotland has been in these facilities in the last 12 months.

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