Immigrants: Detainees

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

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Photo of Yvette Cooper Yvette Cooper Chair, Home Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people have received compensation from his Department as a result of their unlawful detention in an Immigration Removal Centre in each of the last five years.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Home Office is unable to provide the information requested. The Home Office would have to manually check all compensation payments for the years requested. This would therefore exceed the disproportionate cost threshold.

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