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Deportation Orders (Russians)

Volume 245: debated on Thursday 20 November 1930

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asked the Home Secretary in how many cases orders for deportation of Russian subjects have not been complied with owing to the risk to life involved by their return to their own country?

I am afraid I cannot answer this question. As the right hon. Gentleman is aware, it is not the practice to assign any specific reason for the decision of the Home Secretary in cases of deportation, and such decisions never depend on one fact or allegation alone.