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Illegal Immigrants

Volume 927: debated on Tuesday 8 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many illegal immigrants have been caught; and how many of these have been deported during each of the last five years to the latest available date.

Information about the numbers of people detained and removed as illegal entrants is given in the following table. The figure for those detained during 1976 includes a number of cases where a decision had not been taken or removal had still to be effected at the end of the year.

* Excluding foreign nationals.
† Provisional.