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Undocumented Migrants: Employment

Home Office written question – answered on 5th February 2020.

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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, how many civil penalties have been issued under section 15 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 since July 2016; what the total value is of those penalties; and how much has been collected of that total to date.

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

Data on the number of penalties issued under section 15 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, and the total value of those penalties are published on gov.uk. The latest published figures up to the end of June 2019 can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-august-2019.

A total of 5,856 civil penalties were issued between July 2016 and June 2019, with a total value of £100.1m.

The Home Office does not publish data on the total amount collected.

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