Immigrants: Detainees

Home Office written question – answered on 10th May 2018.

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Photo of Lord Roberts of Llandudno Lord Roberts of Llandudno Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people were detained for immigration purposes in (1) 2010, (2) 2015, (3) 2016, and (4) 2017.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development)

Information on the number of people entering detention is available in tables dt_01 and dt_01_q of the detention tables in the latest release of ‘Immigration Statistics, October to December 2017’, available from the website at: and are also attached.

The number of people entering the detention estate, detained solely under Immigration Act powers, was 25,904 in 2010, 32,447 in 2015, 28,903 in 2016 and 27,331 in 2017.

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