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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Offenders more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many visa applicants were refused entry to the UK due to criminal convictions in each of the last two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 263124 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>UKVI do not publish statistics detailing reasons for refusal of visa applications. With regard to criminal convictions, there are different grounds under which visa applications may be refused, see:<br><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/general-grounds-for-refusal-modernised-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/general-grounds-for-refusal-modernised-guidance</a></p><p>The available information on grants and refusals of entry clearance visas, are published in the quarterly Immigration Statistics, Visas volume 1 tables vi_01_q, latest edition at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-march-2019/list-of-tables" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-march-2019/list-of-tables</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-06-18T15:45:14.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:45:14.527Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
1131273
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Artificial Intelligence more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department uses an algorithm to stream UK visa applications. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 263174 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>UK Visas and Immigration streams UK visa applications using a streaming tool that is regularly updated with a range of immigration data.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-06-17T10:20:38.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T10:20:38.367Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4425
unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1131342
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Applications more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to improve the level of service provided by Sopra Steria for in-country visa services at UK visa and citizenship application service centres and enhanced service points across the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 263146 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>UKVI officials meet with Sopra Steria Limited (SSL) on a regular basis to review performance and drive improvements to service standards. We are aware that there are issues with capacity at the moment which means customers might not always be able to book an appointment at their earliest convenience.</p><p>We are working with SSL as a matter of priority on a number of actions to increase the capacity at service points and we expect availability to increase shortly. These measures include; four additional enhanced service points in Sheffield, Leeds, Manchester and Edinburgh over the last month, increasing appointments offered to customers across a number of existing sites and reducing the cost of out of hours appointments.</p><p>Planning is underway with Sopra Steria and we are looking at a range of options to ensure that there is sufficient capacity within the service to meet demand during the student Autumn surge period.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-06-17T10:29:16.953Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T10:29:16.953Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1131344
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Visas: Applications more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to ensure that the UK Visa and Citizenship Application Service centres and enhanced service points across the UK have sufficient capacity to handle the increase in demand that will result from the student surge period in September 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 263147 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>UKVI officials meet with Sopra Steria Limited (SSL) on a regular basis to review performance and drive improvements to service standards. We are aware that there are issues with capacity at the moment which means customers might not always be able to book an appointment at their earliest convenience.</p><p>We are working with SSL as a matter of priority on a number of actions to increase the capacity at service points and we expect availability to increase shortly. These measures include; four additional enhanced service points in Sheffield, Leeds, Manchester and Edinburgh over the last month, increasing appointments offered to customers across a number of existing sites and reducing the cost of out of hours appointments.</p><p>Planning is underway with Sopra Steria and we are looking at a range of options to ensure that there is sufficient capacity within the service to meet demand during the student Autumn surge period.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-06-17T10:30:43.293Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T10:30:43.293Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4058
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this
1131349
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Immigrants: Detainees more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his oral contribution of 24 July 2018 on detention, Official Report column 909, what extra data on immigration detention he plans to publish; and what the timetable is for the publication of that data. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
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Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 263156 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>In November 2018, the Home Office published data on the number of deaths in the detention estate and absconds from the detention estate for the first time in its official <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-september-2018/how-many-people-are-detained-or-returned" target="_blank">Immigration Statistics</a>. This data will continue to be published on an annual basis each August.</p><p><br>At the same time, the Home Office published data on pregnant women in detention and further breakdowns of data on reports made by a medical practitioner under Rule 35 for the first time in the <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-november-2018" target="_blank">Immigration Enforcement Transparency</a> data. This data will continue to be published on a quarterly basis.</p><p><br>In February 2019, the Home Office also announced its intention to undertake a more extensive review of the published enforcement data and has invited initial user feedback on the current and future publication of enforcement data. The review will include a formal consultation, which will be launched this summer and will be used to inform any future publication plans.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-06-17T10:27:07.863Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T10:27:07.863Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4264
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
1131272
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Home Office: Artificial Intelligence more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the purchase of algorithms used by his Department in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 263173 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>This is important technology that is in use across the department’s areas of responsibility, including Policing, Counter-Terror and National Security, Serious Organised Crime and Borders, Immigration and Citizenship Services.</p><p><br>This is also emerging technology and so usage has ramped up significantly over the last 5 years.</p><p><br>Pulling together a spending profile across the various uses over the previous 5 years would be labour intensive and time-consuming and so we are unable to answer of grounds of disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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less than 2019-06-17T10:19:24.71Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T10:19:24.71Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4425
unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1131188
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Detainees more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers resident in Scotland are held in removal centres at (a) Dungavel and (b) other UK centres. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath more like this
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Lesley Laird more like this
star this property uin 263224 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not hold the information requested on individual detainees from Scotland or from Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency in a reportable format. The last known addresses of detainees are not included in the underlying datasets used to produce the Home Office’s published detention figures and the information requested could only be supplied at disproportionate cost.</p><p>The median length of detention of people leaving the detention estate in Q1 2019 was between 8 and 14 days, and of people in the immigration detention estate as at 31 March 2019 between 15 and 28 days. Information on the length of detention of people leaving and in the detention estate is available in tables dt_06_q and dt_11_q of the detention tables in the latest releases of ‘Immigration Statistics, year ending March 2019’.</p><p>The UK ended the routine detention of children in immigration removal centres in 2010 and enshrined this in law under the Immigration Act 2014. There remain limited circumstances where, very exceptionally, unaccompanied children may be detained in the absence of suitable alternatives.</p><p>The great majority of asylum claims are processed in the non-detained system, with claimants living in the community. Only a small minority of claimants are detained whilst their claim is considered. The current policy emphasises fairness and flexibility. There are no fixed timescales for scheduling an asylum interview and deciding an asylum claim in detention. Timescales are tailored to take account of the circumstances of each case.</p><p>The High Court and Court of Appeal have confirmed the lawfulness and fairness of the Detained Asylum Casework process. Asylum claims in detention are considered in accordance with published detention guidance, incorporating the policy on safeguarding adults at risk. <br>The average cost to detain an individual in immigration detention is provided on a per day basis. The current daily cost per detainee is £88.68, which cor-responds to an annual cost of £32,368 (£88.68 multiplied by 365 days). Data can be found at the link below: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-february-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-february-2019</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
263225 more like this
263226 more like this
263227 more like this
263228 more like this
263229 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:00:05.003Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:00:05.003Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lesley Laird more like this
1131189
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Detainees more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many child asylum seekers resident in Scotland are currently being held at (a) Dungavel and (b) other UK removal centres. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath more like this
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Lesley Laird more like this
star this property uin 263225 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not hold the information requested on individual detainees from Scotland or from Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency in a reportable format. The last known addresses of detainees are not included in the underlying datasets used to produce the Home Office’s published detention figures and the information requested could only be supplied at disproportionate cost.</p><p>The median length of detention of people leaving the detention estate in Q1 2019 was between 8 and 14 days, and of people in the immigration detention estate as at 31 March 2019 between 15 and 28 days. Information on the length of detention of people leaving and in the detention estate is available in tables dt_06_q and dt_11_q of the detention tables in the latest releases of ‘Immigration Statistics, year ending March 2019’.</p><p>The UK ended the routine detention of children in immigration removal centres in 2010 and enshrined this in law under the Immigration Act 2014. There remain limited circumstances where, very exceptionally, unaccompanied children may be detained in the absence of suitable alternatives.</p><p>The great majority of asylum claims are processed in the non-detained system, with claimants living in the community. Only a small minority of claimants are detained whilst their claim is considered. The current policy emphasises fairness and flexibility. There are no fixed timescales for scheduling an asylum interview and deciding an asylum claim in detention. Timescales are tailored to take account of the circumstances of each case.</p><p>The High Court and Court of Appeal have confirmed the lawfulness and fairness of the Detained Asylum Casework process. Asylum claims in detention are considered in accordance with published detention guidance, incorporating the policy on safeguarding adults at risk. <br>The average cost to detain an individual in immigration detention is provided on a per day basis. The current daily cost per detainee is £88.68, which cor-responds to an annual cost of £32,368 (£88.68 multiplied by 365 days). Data can be found at the link below: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-february-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-february-2019</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
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263224 more like this
263226 more like this
263227 more like this
263228 more like this
263229 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:00:05.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:00:05.067Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lesley Laird more like this
1131190
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Detainees more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the longest time an asylum seeker resident in Scotland has been held at (a) Dungavel and (b) another UK removal centre. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath more like this
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Lesley Laird more like this
star this property uin 263226 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not hold the information requested on individual detainees from Scotland or from Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency in a reportable format. The last known addresses of detainees are not included in the underlying datasets used to produce the Home Office’s published detention figures and the information requested could only be supplied at disproportionate cost.</p><p>The median length of detention of people leaving the detention estate in Q1 2019 was between 8 and 14 days, and of people in the immigration detention estate as at 31 March 2019 between 15 and 28 days. Information on the length of detention of people leaving and in the detention estate is available in tables dt_06_q and dt_11_q of the detention tables in the latest releases of ‘Immigration Statistics, year ending March 2019’.</p><p>The UK ended the routine detention of children in immigration removal centres in 2010 and enshrined this in law under the Immigration Act 2014. There remain limited circumstances where, very exceptionally, unaccompanied children may be detained in the absence of suitable alternatives.</p><p>The great majority of asylum claims are processed in the non-detained system, with claimants living in the community. Only a small minority of claimants are detained whilst their claim is considered. The current policy emphasises fairness and flexibility. There are no fixed timescales for scheduling an asylum interview and deciding an asylum claim in detention. Timescales are tailored to take account of the circumstances of each case.</p><p>The High Court and Court of Appeal have confirmed the lawfulness and fairness of the Detained Asylum Casework process. Asylum claims in detention are considered in accordance with published detention guidance, incorporating the policy on safeguarding adults at risk. <br>The average cost to detain an individual in immigration detention is provided on a per day basis. The current daily cost per detainee is £88.68, which cor-responds to an annual cost of £32,368 (£88.68 multiplied by 365 days). Data can be found at the link below: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-february-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-february-2019</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
263224 more like this
263225 more like this
263227 more like this
263228 more like this
263229 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:00:05.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:00:05.127Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lesley Laird more like this
1131191
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Detainees more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the longest time held is for an asylum seeker resident in Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency at (a) Dungavel and (b) another UK removal centres. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath more like this
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Lesley Laird more like this
star this property uin 263227 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office does not hold the information requested on individual detainees from Scotland or from Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency in a reportable format. The last known addresses of detainees are not included in the underlying datasets used to produce the Home Office’s published detention figures and the information requested could only be supplied at disproportionate cost.</p><p>The median length of detention of people leaving the detention estate in Q1 2019 was between 8 and 14 days, and of people in the immigration detention estate as at 31 March 2019 between 15 and 28 days. Information on the length of detention of people leaving and in the detention estate is available in tables dt_06_q and dt_11_q of the detention tables in the latest releases of ‘Immigration Statistics, year ending March 2019’.</p><p>The UK ended the routine detention of children in immigration removal centres in 2010 and enshrined this in law under the Immigration Act 2014. There remain limited circumstances where, very exceptionally, unaccompanied children may be detained in the absence of suitable alternatives.</p><p>The great majority of asylum claims are processed in the non-detained system, with claimants living in the community. Only a small minority of claimants are detained whilst their claim is considered. The current policy emphasises fairness and flexibility. There are no fixed timescales for scheduling an asylum interview and deciding an asylum claim in detention. Timescales are tailored to take account of the circumstances of each case.</p><p>The High Court and Court of Appeal have confirmed the lawfulness and fairness of the Detained Asylum Casework process. Asylum claims in detention are considered in accordance with published detention guidance, incorporating the policy on safeguarding adults at risk. <br>The average cost to detain an individual in immigration detention is provided on a per day basis. The current daily cost per detainee is £88.68, which cor-responds to an annual cost of £32,368 (£88.68 multiplied by 365 days). Data can be found at the link below: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-february-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-february-2019</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
263224 more like this
263225 more like this
263226 more like this
263228 more like this
263229 more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:00:05.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:00:05.177Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lesley Laird more like this