Asylum: Rwanda

Home Office written question – answered on 28th April 2022.

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Photo of Alistair Carmichael Alistair Carmichael Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 25 April 2022 to Question 155600 on Asylum: Rwanda, what the evidential basis is for her statement that the cost to the public purse, per person, for transporting asylum seekers to Rwanda and processing their claims there would be comparable to processing costs in the UK; and if she will publish a cost estimate breakdown of the expected cost to the public purse, per person, under that scheme.

Photo of Tom Pursglove Tom Pursglove Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Ministry of Justice and Home Office)

It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

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