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Prisoners: Deportation

Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many foreign national prisoners were removed from the UK in each of the past 10 years. (318701)

The information requested in respect of foreign nationals removed from the UK prior to 2007 is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. Published figures for the UK Border Agency show that around 15,000 foreign nationals were removed or deported over the last three years.

This information is taken from Internal Management Information and is subject to change.