Immigrants: Detainees

Home Office written question – answered on 11th July 2018.

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Photo of Angela Crawley Angela Crawley Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Pensions), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Youth affairs), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Children and Families), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Equalities)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people being held in immigration detention centres have been in those centres for over (a) one year, (b) two years and (c) three or more years.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Home Office publish data on the number of people in detention as at the end of each quarter, by length of detention. The data is available in table dt_11_q of the detention tables.

The latest available data are as at 31 March 2018 and are published in ā€˜Immigration Statistics, year ending March 2018ā€™ at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/709326/detention-mar-2018-tables.ods

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