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Prisoners: Foreigners

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 30 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many foreign national prisoners serving indeterminate sentences for public protection have been released upon the expiry of their tariff in each of the last five years. (282671)

There have been two releases of foreign national prisoners serving indeterminate sentences of imprisonment for public protection since 4 April 2005. They were released after expiry of their tariff on the direction of the independent Parole Board, one in 2007 and one in 2009. Both were deported on release.