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Deportation: Expenditure

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much his Department spent on the removals process between 1 January and 1 December 2009. (309168)

It is not possible to provide this information in the format requested.

There are a range of costs, such as ticketing, escorting and detention costs that might be involved in removal and there are many staff involved in the removal process across the UK Border Agency, including seconded police officers. To disaggregate the funding and other resources in place to support the removals process from the overall budget and resources would incur disproportionate cost.