Prisoners: Illegal Immigrants

Home Office written question – answered on 23rd October 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 being held in prisons solely under immigration powers.

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

As at 14 October 2014 there were 374 detainees held in prison establishments solely under immigration powers.

The information provided above is based on management information only and has not been subject to the detailed checks that apply for National Statistics publications. These figures are provisional and are subject to change.

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