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Prisoners: Syria

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many Syrian nationals are serving sentences in prisons in England and Wales. (267097)

At the end of December 2008, there were four Syrian nationals serving sentences in prisons in England and Wales.

This figure was drawn from administrative IT systems, which, as with any large scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing.