Prisoners: Immigrants

Home Office written question – answered on 21st October 2015.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Labour, Sheffield Central

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, in which prisons people are currently held solely under immigration powers; and if she will publish this information as part of the quarterly immigration statistics.

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

As of 13th October 2015, the prisons detailed below are holding individuals in England and Wales solely under immigration powers:

Altcourse

Bedford

Belmarsh

Birmingham

Bristol

Brixton

Bronzefield

Bulingdon

Cardiff

Chelmsford

Doncaster

Dovegate

Drake Hall

Durham

Elmley

Exeter

Featherstone

Feltham

Forest Bank

Foston Hall

Glen Parva

Guys Marsh

Haverigg

Hewell

High Down

Highpoint

Holloway

Holme House

Humber

Huntercombe

Leeds

Leicester

Lewes

Lincoln

Littlehey

Liverpool

Maidstone

Manchester

Moorland

Mount

Norwich

Nottingham

Oakwood

Onley

Parc

Pentonville

Peterborough

Portland

Preston

Risley

Rye Hill

Stocken

Styal

Swansea

Swinfen Hall

Thameside

Wandsworth

Winchester

Woodhill

Wormwood Scrubs

Wymott

As of 13th October 2015, the prisons detailed below are holding individuals in Scotland under immigration powers:

Barlinnie, Cornton Vale, Edinburgh, Low Moss and Polmont.

The information provided in the table 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.

The Home Office do not regularly publish data relating to the location of individuals held in prison solely under immigration powers. While migration statistics are kept under review, there are no immediate plans to include the management information above.

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