Detainees: Commonwealth

Home Office written question – answered on 12th February 2019.

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Photo of Lyn Brown Lyn Brown Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people are currently held in detention centres in the United Kingdom awaiting (a) removal and (b) deportation to Commonwealth countries.

Photo of Lyn Brown Lyn Brown Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many out-of-country appeals have been made against (a) deportations and (b) removals from the UK to Commonwealth countries in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Lyn Brown Lyn Brown Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how people who are awaiting (a) deportation and (b) removal to a Commonwealth country arrived in the UK between the ages of (i) 0-5, (ii) 5-10, (iii) 10-15, (iv) 15-20, and (v) 20-25.

Photo of Lyn Brown Lyn Brown Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the (a) mean, (b) median, (c) shortest and (d) longest total lengths of stay in the UK to date are of the people awaiting (i) deportation and (ii) removal to a Commonwealth country.

Photo of Lyn Brown Lyn Brown Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what offences each of the people awaiting deportation to a Commonwealth country have been convicted of.

Photo of Lyn Brown Lyn Brown Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what proportion of people awaiting (a) deportation and (b) removal to a Commonwealth country have children who are UK nationals.

Photo of Lyn Brown Lyn Brown Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people awaiting (a) deportation and (b) removal to a Commonwealth country served in the UK armed forces.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

The Home Office does not hold the information requested in a reportable format or within published statistics. This information could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

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