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Offenders: Deportation

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 28 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what resources were drawn from the Criminal Casework Team in the former Immigration and Nationality Directorate to improve the speed of responses to Ministers' letters from hon. Members as stated on page 2 of A Review of the Failure of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate to consider some Foreign National Prisoners for Deportation. (144735)

The Chief Executive of the Border and Immigration Agency, Lin Homer, was responsible for commissioning this review and implementing its findings. I have asked the Chief Executive to write to the hon. Gentleman to provide further clarification on the issue he has raised and will also arrange for a copy of this letter to be placed in the Library of the House.