To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many women were detained whilst seeking asylum for (a) less than three days, (b) between four and seven days, (c) between eight and 14 days, (d) between 15 and 28 days, (e) between 29 days and three months, (f) between three months and one year and (g) over one year in the latest year for which figures are available.
The data in the following table refers to main, female claimants who have raised a claim for asylum and been detained in the year 2013-14, and who have been detained either on or after the day that a claim for asylum was raised.
The 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, as such it should be treated as provisional and subject to change.
|Period of detention||Number of cases|
|Less than or equal to 3 days||274|
|Between 4 and 7 days||216|
|Between 8 and 14 days||159|
|Between 15 and 28 days||138|
|Between 29 days and 3 months||278|
|Between 3 months and 1 year||94|
|Greater than 1 year||n/a|