asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many deportation orders were made in England and Wales in each year since 1979 to the latest date;(2) how many deportation orders were made in
(a) Liverpool and (b) Merseyside in each year since 1979;
(3) how many deportation orders were made in Northern Ireland in each year since 1979 to the latest date.
Deportation orders for the whole of the United Kingdom are dealt with by the Home Office. The total numbers of deportation orders made in the United Kingdom are published annually in "Control of Immigration : Statistics, United Kingdom". Table 12 of the issue for 1985 (Cmnd. 9863) covers the years 1975–85. The total for 1986 was published in table 14 of Home Office Statistical Bulletin 3/87. Information by area of the United Kingdom is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.