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Offenders: Deportation

Volume 461: debated on Tuesday 19 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what factors are taken into account in making decisions on whether to return Algerian national prisoners held in UK prisons to Algeria. (143376)

Algerian nationals are treated in the same way as other non-EEA foreign nationals who have committed crimes within the United Kingdom and received custodial sentences or been court recommended for deportation.

Current guidance on consideration of deportation is publicly available and may be found on the Border and Immigration Agency website.