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Offenders: Foreign Nationals

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 9th March 2018.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Conservative, Witham

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many foreign national offenders were convicted of (a) murder, (b) manslaughter, (c) sexual offences, (d) rape and (e) serious assaults in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Any foreign national who comes to our country and abuses our hospitality by breaking the law should be in no doubt of our determination to deport them. More than 40,000 Foreign National Offenders have been removed from the UK since 2010, and in the last financial year a record number of over 6,300 were removed.

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