Prisoners: Foreign Nationals

Justice written question – answered on 7th April 2014.

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Photo of Alan Reid Alan Reid Liberal Democrat, Argyll and Bute

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many Indian nationals there are serving a prison sentence in England and Wales.

Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

As of 31 December 2013, the latest period for which figures are available, there were 223 Indian nationals serving a prison sentence in England and Wales.

All foreign national offenders (FNOs) sentenced to custody are referred to the Home Office for them to consider deportation at the earliest possible opportunity.

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