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Deportation Orders

Volume 415: debated on Thursday 8 November 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the number of deportation orders made by courts in the United Kingdom in respect of each year from 1939 to 1944 inclusive; how many have been carried out; and what steps he is now taking to see that these orders are enforced.

A court has no power to make a deportation order, but may recommend that it should be made by the Secretary of State. The following table shows, for the years mentioned, the number of aliens so recommended for deportation and the number of them against whom deportation orders were made

Year.No. of Recommendations made by Courts.No. of Orders made pursuant to Recommendation.
1939377122
194019253
19415113
1942327
1943286
19444527
1939–1944685228
Of these orders, 102 have so far been enforced. Outstanding orders are being reviewed as and when it becomes practicable to obtain facilities for the removal of the aliens concerned.