Stowaways

Home Office written question – answered on 30th June 2015.

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Photo of Zac Goldsmith Zac Goldsmith Conservative, Richmond Park

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many stowaways have been recorded travelling into the UK by aeroplane in each of the last five years.

Photo of Zac Goldsmith Zac Goldsmith Conservative, Richmond Park

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many stowaways have been recorded travelling into Heathrow Airport by aeroplane in each of the last five years.

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

There is one recorded instance of a surviving stowaway travelling into Heathrow airport and across the UK by aeroplane, in the last five years.

All other cases are a matter for the police. The Home Office does not hold this data

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