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Immigration

Volume 715: debated on Tuesday 1 December 2009

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 6 July (WA 98), how many foreign nationals were removed from the United Kingdom after serving a custodial sentence of more than 12 months. [HL227]

Of the 2,560 foreign national offenders deported from the UK in the first and second quarters of 2009 around 70 per cent had been given cumulative custodial sentences of 12 months or more.