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Asylum: Deportation

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many asylum applicants were removed from the UK under the terms of the Dublin Convention in 2008. (291426)

[holding answer 26 September 2009]: In 2008, under the Dublin Convention and Dublin Regulations II, 1,242 asylum seekers were removed.

These data are normally used for management information only and are not subject to the detailed checks that apply for National Statistics publications. These data are provisional and may be subject to change.