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Piracy

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people originally detained by the Royal Navy, other agencies or foreign navies who are known or suspected of being involved in piracy and other crimes in the Indian Ocean off the coast of east Africa have (a) applied for, (b) been granted asylum in the UK and (c) been allowed into the UK for an asylum claim to be considered in each of the last five years. (244115)

Information on the number of people who have (a) applied for entry to the United Kingdom (b) been granted entry to the United Kingdom and (c) applied for asylum at a port of entry who had at some point previously been detained by the Royal Navy, other agencies or foreign navies, who are known or suspected of being involved in piracy and other crimes in the Indian Ocean off the coast of east Africa, is not collated.