Verne Prison

Home Department written question – answered on 7th May 2014.

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Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Shadow Minister (London), Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much has been spent on converting HM Prison The Verne for use as an immigration removal centre to date.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration)

£4 million has been spent to date on the conversion of HM Prison The Verne into an Immigration Removal Centre. The work is about 60% complete and in total is expected to cost approximately £8.5 million in line with the approved budget.

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