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Immigration: Detention

Volume 708: debated on Friday 27 February 2009

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the budgeted cost of immigration and asylum detention in (a) 2008-09; and (b) 2009-10. [HL1179]

The UK Border Agency's budgeted direct cost of detention, excluding any non-cash costs, for 2008-09 is £96 million and for 2009-10 is £107.1 million.