Detention Centres

Home Office written question – answered on 24th March 2015.

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Photo of Sarah Teather Sarah Teather Liberal Democrat, Brent Central

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether she plans to expand the size of the immigration detention estate.

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

Holding answer received on 23 March 2015

Detaining and removing people with no right to be in the country, with dignity and respect, is an essential part of effective immigration controls.

The future requirements of the detention estate, including its capacity and location, is kept under constant review.

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