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Detention Centres: Detainees

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) men, (b) women and (c) children are held in each immigration removal centre. (256440)

As at 12 February 2009, there were 1,984 men, 295 women and 36 children detained in the UK Border Agency removal centres. The following table provides a breakdown of these figures by centre.

The figures given are based on management information, this information has not been quality assured under National Statistics protocols.

Removal centre

Males

Females

Children

Campsfield House

212

0

0

Colnbrook

299

0

0

Dover

305

0

0

Dungavel House

159

9

1

Harmondsworth

250

0

0

Haslar

152

0

0

Lindholme

121

0

0

Oakington

365

0

0

Tinsley House

110

5

1

Yarl’s Wood

11

281

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