Immigrants: Detainees

Home Department written question – answered on 16th June 2014.

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Photo of Sarah Teather Sarah Teather Liberal Democrat, Brent Central

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people are currently being held in prisons solely under immigration powers.

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

As at 3 June 2014 there were 790 detainees held in prison establishments solely under immigration powers, of whom 174 were held in HMP The Verne.

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