Asylum: Detainees

Home Office written question – answered on 20th November 2018.

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Photo of Kate Green Kate Green Chair, Committee on Standards, Chair, Committee on Privileges

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many women are currently being held in immigration detention while their asylum claims are being processed.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The department currently does not record the information on the criteria as set; the number of women being held in detention while their asylum claims are being processed.

The number of women who were detained from 2010 Q1 to 2018 Q2 is available in table dt_13_q in the latest release of the ‘Immigration Statistics, ‘Year ending June 2018’, available from the Home Office website at; https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-year-ending-june-2018-data-tables.

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