Detention Centres

Home Office written question – answered on 17th November 2014.

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Photo of Nicola Blackwood Nicola Blackwood Conservative, Oxford West and Abingdon

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many immigration detention places were available at the end of each of the last five financial years.

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

The number of detention places available at the end of the last five financial years were as follows:

2008-2009 - 2,665

2009-2010- 2,670

2010-2011- 2,717

2011-2012 - 3,069

2012-2013 - 3,151

2013-2014 - 3,503

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.

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