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Deportation: Ukraine

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 16 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many prisoners were returned to Ukraine under prisoner transfer agreements in the last year for which figures are available; (244460)

(2) how many prisoners were removed from England and Wales under prisoner transfer agreements in the last year for which figures are available;

(3) how many prisoners were returned to (a) the Netherlands and (b) the Netherlands Antilles under prisoner transfer agreements in the last year for which figures are available.

In the calendar year 2007, 111 prisoners were transferred from England and Wales to other countries under relevant international prisoner transfer arrangements. Of these, 75 prisoners were transferred to the Netherlands and five prisoners were transferred to the Netherlands Antilles. No prisoners were transferred to the Ukraine.