Deportation

Home Office written question – answered on 6th June 2018.

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Photo of Stephen Doughty Stephen Doughty Labour/Co-operative, Cardiff South and Penarth

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) deportation and (b) removal flights were chartered by his Department to (i) Jamaica, (ii) India, (iii) Pakistan, (iv) Bangladesh, (v) China and (vi) Nigeria in each of the last six months.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The table below shows the number of charter flights by country of destination between December 2017 and May 2018. These individual charter flight returns operations consisted of both deportation cases and of those being removed.

Country

December 2017

January 2018

February 2018

March 2018

April 2018

May 2018

Total

Jamaica

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pakistan

1

1

1

1

1

1

6

Bangladesh

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

China

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Nigeria*

0

1

1

1

0

1

4

*Charter operated to Nigeria and Ghana.

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