Asylum: Rwanda

Home Office written question – answered at on 14 May 2024.

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Photo of John McNally John McNally Scottish National Party, Falkirk

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which private companies have been contracted by his Department to provide services to the (a) UK government and (b) Rwandan government, to assist in the delivery of the processes outlined in the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Act 2024.

Photo of Michael Tomlinson Michael Tomlinson Minister of State (Minister for Illegal Migration)

The Department uses a number of suppliers to undertake detention and returns activity, MEDP being a workstream within this area. The key suppliers that will be involved with MEDP will be:

Mitie Care and Custody Ltd – via the immigration escorting contract https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/8e94f338-6049-48f7-8b82-9dea24af8857?p=1.

CWT – via the immigration travel service contract. https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/notice/36f67d6d-2b26-4ecb-88c6-41291aa8af37?origin=SearchResults&p=1.

Services provided to the Rwandan Government by private companies are for the Government of Rwanda to procure.

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