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Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre

Volume 483: debated on Tuesday 18 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many children are held at Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre. (221810)

[holding answer 6 October 2008]: On 30 October 2008, there were two children with their mother in detention at Dungavel House Immigration Removal Centre. Children are only ever held with their parents and normally spend no longer than 72 hours in the centre.