Deportation: EEA Nationals

Home Office written question – answered on 2nd August 2017.

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Photo of Lord Hain Lord Hain Labour

Her Majesty's Government how many EEA nationals were deported from the UK on the grounds of (1) public policy, (2) public security, and (3) public health, in each of the last 5 years, under the derogations provided for by Article 27 of the Citizens' Rights Directive 2004/38/EC.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department

The Home Office does not hold the data requested.

Data on the number of EU nationals returned by type are published by the Home Office. The latest 12 months Q3 2016 to Q1 2017 can be found in the attached table.

Year

Total enforced returns

Enforced removals

Other returns from detention

Voluntary returns (excluding returns from detention)

Assisted returns

Controlled returns

Other verified returns

Total refused entry at port and subsequently departed

2016 Q3

1,259

1,215

44

211

0

189

22

516

2016 Q4

1,299

1,222

77

202

0

181

21

606

2017 Q1

1,475

1,339

136

180

0

165

15

801

Table: Returns of EU nationals by type. Information has been extracted from rt_02q of the Returns tables of the latest Immigration Stats release, https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/615156/returns1-jan-mar-2017-tables.ods

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