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Immigrants (Repatriation Expenses)

Volume 886: debated on Monday 10 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what action he takes to recover expenses incurred in cases of assisted repatriation under Section 29 of the Immigration Act 1971 where the individuals concerned have subsequently returned to the United Kingdom.

None. I have no reason to suppose that there is abuse of these arrangements of such a nature or on such a scale as to justify action by me, which, I am advised, would be likely in any event to be ineffective without legislation.