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Deportation: Compensation

Home Office written question – answered on 13th January 2020.

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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 much compensation her Department paid to people wrongly (a) detained and (b) deported by her Department in each of the last six months.

Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Compensation data for people wrongly detained is published in the Home Office Annual Report and Accounts but is not published on a month by month basis.

Published information for financial year 2018-19, for wrongful detention, can be found in the Home Office’s 2018-19 Annual Report and Accounts on page 105.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/807126/6.5571_HO_Annual_Report_201920_WEB.PDF

Compensation data is published in the Home Office Annual Report and Accounts but is not published separately for wrongful deportation

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