To ask Her Majesty’s Government in each year since 2001, against how many individuals the Home Secretary and his predecessors have begun deportation proceedings on the ground of national security; and how many individuals have been deported on the ground of national security. [HL6272]
Comprehensive details of the numbers of cases where a notice of intention to deport on grounds of national security was served are not available for the period 2001-04.
During the period 2005 to end October 2009, the number of cases where a notice of intention to deport on those grounds was served is as follows:
2008—one person; and
Nine people have been deported on grounds of national security since 2005: three in 2006 and six in 2007.