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To ask the Secretary of State for Justice
(1) how many foreign national prisoners who had served their sentence but were awaiting deportation were in the prison system on 31 July (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012 and (d) 2013;
(2) how many foreign national prisoners who had served their sentence but were awaiting deportation were in HM Prison (a) Brixton, (b) Wandsworth, (c) Feltham, (d) Isis, (e) Wormwood Scrubs, (f) Pentonville and (g) Belmarsh on 31 July (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii) 2012 and (iv) 2013.
The Government is committed to increasing the removal of Foreign National Offenders (FNOs) in our prisons. The proportion of FNOs serving sentences in prison remains broadly stable. The following table shows the number of Immigration detainees held in prison at the beginning of August in 2010; 2011; 2012; and 2013.
|2 August 2010||1 August 2011||6 August 2012||5 August 2013|
|Total number of immigration detainees held in prison estate||536||491||625||916|
|Of which: held in|
|(1) Isis opened in July 2010|