(2) how much her Department spent on reimbursing police forces for the detention of illegal immigrants in 2008.
The following table sets out the recharge payments made to police forces in the last two financial years. Final costs for 2008-09 are not yet available.
£000 2006-07 7,000 2007-08 8,000
The figures above include translation costs. We are unable to split out these costs as they are included in the final invoice received from each force.