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Deportation Orders

Volume 894: debated on Tuesday 24 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what

Number of recommendations for deportation by courtsNumber of deportation orders made following court recommendations
YearCommonwealth citizen*Irish citizensForeign nationalsCommonwealth citizensIrish citizensForeign nationals
The deportation orders made in a particular calendar year are not all related to court recommendations made in that year.Many foreign nationals were removed from the country under arrangements for supervised departure, following a court recommendation, without formal deportation.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the number of deportation orders made during the period 1963 to 1974 on each of the following grounds: breach of landing conditions, family deportation, and because deportation was conducive to the public good, saying in the last case whether the reason was criminal convictions, suspicion of criminal activities or national security; and if he will analyse these figures for Commonwealth citizens, citizens of the Irish Republic, and aliens.

I regret that this information is not available and could not be obtained without disproportionate effort.