Illegal Immigrants: Employment

Home Department written question – answered on 6th January 2014.

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Photo of Aidan Burley Aidan Burley Conservative, Cannock Chase

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many businesses in (a) Cannock Chase constituency and (b) Staffordshire have been fined for employing illegal foreign national workers in each of the last five years.

Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper The Minister for Immigration

The information requested has been provided. The figures are based on the number of civil penalties served at visited business addresses.

  Penalties issued in Cannock Chase constituency Penalties issued in Staffordshire (excluding Cannock Chase)
2009 3 35
2010 0 33
2011 1 17
2012 1 12
2013 (up to 31 October) 2 8
Note: The figures provided are sourced from a Home Office management information system which is not quality assured under National Statistics protocols and is subject to change due to internal data quality checking. Figures provided from this source do not constitute part of National Statistics and should be treated as provisional.

Please note the figures are for penalties issued at the initial decision stage which may be reduced, cancelled, increased or reissued at the objection or appeal stage.

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