Immigrants: Detainees

Home Office written question – answered on 5th March 2015.

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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 people are detained in prison for immigration control purposes under the service level agreement between her Department and the National Offender Management Service; and when that agreement is due to be renewed.

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

As at 15 December 2014 there were 394 detainees held in prison establishments

in England and Wales solely under Immigration powers as set out in the

Immigration Act 1971 or UK Borders Act 2007.

The current Service Level Agreement between the Home Office and National

Offender Management Service (NOMS) ends on 31 March 2015. The Home Office is

in negotiation with NOMS to renew the agreement.

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