UK Border Agency

Home Office written question – answered on 4th November 2019.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the role is of the Command and Control Unit; and which government agencies have access to data through that unit.

Photo of Seema Kennedy Seema Kennedy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Immigration Enforcement National Command and Control Unit (IE NCCU) is the IE 24/7 point of contact for all UK Police Forces. The unit is staffed by Immigration Officers who provide advice on the immigration status of individuals. When appropriate the team initiate immigration enforcement action, safeguard vulnerable individuals, refer cases to and signpost Police partners to other Home Office Teams. NCCU is also the central point of contact for IE critical incident coordination.

The following partners have varying levels of access/services through the NCCU:

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