Offenders: Deportation

Home Department written question – answered on 13th 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 many foreign nationals who have served their sentence but are awaiting deportation there are in each prison.

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

The number of Foreign National Offenders (FNOs) detained in prison beyond the end of their sentence pending deportation (as of 31 December 2013) is shown in the following table:

Prison name Total
HMP and YOI Isis 10
HMP Addiewell *
HMP Altcourse *
HMP Aylesbury 5
HMP Barlinnie 5
HMP Bedford 5
HMP Belmarsh 10
HMP Birmingham (Winson Green) 15
HMP Brinsford 5
HMP Bristol 5
HMP Brixton 10
HMP Bronzefield 10
HMP Bullingdon 25
HMP Bure 5
HMP Cardiff 5
HMP Channings Wood *
HMP Chelmsford 15
HMP Coldingley *
HMP Dartmoor *
HMP Deerbolt 5
HMP Doncaster 10
HMP Dorchester *
HMP Dovegate *
HMP Drake Hall 5
HMP Dumfries *
HMP Durham *
HMP Eastwood Park *
HMP Edinburgh 5
HMP Elmley 5
HMP Elmley (Sheppey Cluster) 30
HMP Erlestoke House *
HMP Everthorpe *
HMP Exeter *
HMP Featherstone 5
HMP Feltham 15
HMP Forest Bank 15
HMP Garth *
HMP Glen Parva 10
HMP Guys Marsh 5
HMP Haverrigg *
HMP Hewell 15
HMP High Down 15
HMP Highpoint North 20
HMP Highpoint South 10
HMP Holloway 15
HMP Holme House 5
HMP Hull *
HMP Huntercombe and Finnamore 35
HMP Lancaster Farms *
HMP Leeds (Armley) 15
HMP Leicester 10
HMP Lewes 5
HMP Lincoln 20
HMP Lindholme 5
HMP Littlehey 15
HMP Liverpool 10
HMP Long Lartin *
HMP Low Newton *
HMP Maidstone 45
HMP Manchester 10
HMP Moorland 20
HMP New Hall *
HMP Northumberland *
HMP Norwich 10
HMP Nottingham 15
HMP Oakwood 5
HMP Parc 5
HMP Pentonville 45
HMP Peterborough 15
HMP Portland 5
HMP Preston *
HMP Ranby 15
HMP Risley 15
HMP Rochester *
HMP Send *
HMP Shotts *
HMP Stafford 5
HMP Standford Hill (Sheppey Cluster) *
HMP Stoke Heath 5
HMP Styal *
HMP Swinfen Hall *
HMP Thameside 35
HMP The Mount 10
HMP Wakefield *
HMP Wandsworth 45
HMP Wayland *
HMP Whatton *
HMP Winchester *
HMP Wolds *
HMP Woodhill 15
HMP Wormwood Scrubs 60
HMP Wymott 5
Grand total 850
Notes: 1. All figures quoted have been derived from management information and are therefore provisional and subject to change. This information has not been quality assured under National Statistics protocols. 2. Figures relate to main applicants only. 3. Figures relate to criteria FNO cases only. 4. Figures rounded to the nearest 5 ( ‘-’ = 0, * = 1 or 2) and may not sum to the totals shown because of independent rounding. 5. Data is a snapshot of individuals detained in prison on 31 December 2013.

We make every effort to ensure that a person’s removal by deportation coincides, as far as possible, with his/her release from prison on completion of sentence. Where a detainee refuses to co-operate with the removal or deportation process, detention may be prolonged.

The Immigration Bill will have a significant impact on the ability of FNOs to delay removal by mounting legal challenges while in the UK. The current appeals system means that 17 different types of decision can be appealed. The Immigration Bill will simplify the appeals system and mean that appeals can only be brought where the Home Office has refused a protection (asylum or humanitarian protection) claim, a human rights claim or a claim based on EU free movement rights. It will also give us the power to certify that where deportation will not cause serious irreversible harm, the appeal will be heard after the offender has left the country.

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