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Prisoners: Foreign Nationals

Volume 684: debated on Tuesday 25 July 2006

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many foreign nationals who have completed their prison sentences are currently being held in immigration detention facilities. [HL5953]

As of 10 June 2006, 450 detainees were accommodated within immigration removal centres who are recorded as having previously served a term of imprisonment. This figure is based on provisional management information and may be subject to change.