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Tamils

Volume 114: debated on Tuesday 7 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the original 64 Tamil refugees are currently in detention; if he will list the locations of the detainees and the number per centre, giving a breakdown by sex; and if he will list the dates and numbers of those given temporary admission.

On 6 April, 32 of the 64 Sri Lankans who sought entry on arrival on 13 February were still detained in the following places:

LocationMaleFemale
Harmondsworth (10)19
Foston Hall (12)12
Latchmere House (10)10
Temporary admission was authorised for 32 on the following dates:
DateNumber
13 February 19876
13 March 19877
20 March 198716
24 March 19871
31 March 19872