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Illegal Immigrants

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 6 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many illegal immigrants have been discovered working for his Department and its agencies in the last year for which figures are available. (170504)

For the year 1 December 2006 to 30 November 2007 no illegal immigrants have been discovered working for the Department of Health or its agencies. Stringent identity and nationality checks are carried out as part of the recruitment procedures applied by the Department and its agencies, prior to appointment.