asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will update his reply of 7 April, Official Report, column 130, regarding release of Tamil detainees, given to the hon. Member for Coventry, South-East.
On 11 May, 23 of the 64 Sri Lankans who sought entry on arrival on 13 February were still detained in the following places:
- Five on 16 April 1987.
- Three on 24 April 1987.
One was granted bail on 7 May 1987.