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1134048
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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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 Immigrants: Detainees 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 people were detained (a) in total and (b) for more than 24 hours in short-term holding facilities at (i) Heathrow and (ii) Gatwick airport in the last 12 months for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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Sir Edward Davey remove filter
unstar this property uin 268348 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>Home Office management information indicates there were 19,434 detentions at the short-term holding facilities at Heathrow airport between June 2018 and May 2019. Of this number, 136 people were detained for more than 24 hours. For the same period 8,386 detentions were recorded in the short-term holding facilities at Gatwick airport, and of these 74 people were detained for more than 24 hours. This is provisional management information that has not been assured to the standard of official statistics.</p><p>Independent Monitoring Boards (IMBs) provide vital scrutiny of short-term holding facilities and help ensure that they provide a secure and humane detention environment. IMBs publish annual reports and the Government responds with a published action plan. The Government has responded to the 2018 annual report for the North and Midlands Independent Monitoring Board for short-term holding facilities and will be responding to the 2018 annual reports for Heathrow Airport, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Larne, and Port of Dover short-term holding facility Independent Monitoring Boards in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 268349 more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T15:24:10.293Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:24:10.293Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Davey more like this
1134049
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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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 Detention Centres more like this
star 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 progress has been made implementing the recommendations of the Independent Monitoring Boards to improve conditions in short-term holding facilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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Sir Edward Davey remove filter
unstar this property uin 268349 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>Home Office management information indicates there were 19,434 detentions at the short-term holding facilities at Heathrow airport between June 2018 and May 2019. Of this number, 136 people were detained for more than 24 hours. For the same period 8,386 detentions were recorded in the short-term holding facilities at Gatwick airport, and of these 74 people were detained for more than 24 hours. This is provisional management information that has not been assured to the standard of official statistics.</p><p>Independent Monitoring Boards (IMBs) provide vital scrutiny of short-term holding facilities and help ensure that they provide a secure and humane detention environment. IMBs publish annual reports and the Government responds with a published action plan. The Government has responded to the 2018 annual report for the North and Midlands Independent Monitoring Board for short-term holding facilities and will be responding to the 2018 annual reports for Heathrow Airport, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Larne, and Port of Dover short-term holding facility Independent Monitoring Boards in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 268348 more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T15:24:10.34Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:24:10.34Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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188
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Davey more like this
1134051
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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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
star 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 his policy is on detaining in Immigration Removal Centres people who claim to be under 18 years old but whose age is disputed by his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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Sir Edward Davey remove filter
unstar this property uin 268351 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government ended the routine detention of children in immigration re-moval centres in 2010. Current Home Office policy maintains this position. However, although many asylum seekers who claim to be children do not have any definitive documentary evidence to support their claimed age, the Home Office does not treat an individual as an adult when there is doubt about whether they are an adult or a child. In cases where new information comes to light or concerns are raised, which indicate that a person who has been detained as an adult may be a child, we would seek to release them in to the care of local authority children’s services at the earliest safe opportunity for an age assessment and they will be treated as a child whilst the outcome is awaited.</p><p>The Home Office publishes information on the number of children in detention on the last day of each quarter. The data is available in the detention tables (dt_13_q) in the latest release of ‘Immigration Statistics, year ending March 2019’, available from the Home Office website at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/803188/detention-mar-2019-tables.ods." target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/803188/detention-mar-2019-tables.ods.</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 268350 more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T15:35:14.073Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:35:14.073Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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188
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Davey more like this
1134050
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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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
star 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, how many people currently in Immigration Removal Centres claim to be under 18 years old. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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Sir Edward Davey remove filter
unstar this property uin 268350 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government ended the routine detention of children in immigration re-moval centres in 2010. Current Home Office policy maintains this position. However, although many asylum seekers who claim to be children do not have any definitive documentary evidence to support their claimed age, the Home Office does not treat an individual as an adult when there is doubt about whether they are an adult or a child. In cases where new information comes to light or concerns are raised, which indicate that a person who has been detained as an adult may be a child, we would seek to release them in to the care of local authority children’s services at the earliest safe opportunity for an age assessment and they will be treated as a child whilst the outcome is awaited.</p><p>The Home Office publishes information on the number of children in detention on the last day of each quarter. The data is available in the detention tables (dt_13_q) in the latest release of ‘Immigration Statistics, year ending March 2019’, available from the Home Office website at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/803188/detention-mar-2019-tables.ods." target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/803188/detention-mar-2019-tables.ods.</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 268351 more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T15:35:14.12Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:35:14.12Z
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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 Sir Edward Davey more like this
1134052
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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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 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 reporting locations there are for asylum seekers in each local authority area. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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Sir Edward Davey remove filter
unstar this property uin 268352 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>Asylum seekers are not required to report to the Secretary of State unless they have had a negative decision or if they have previously been encountered in breach of the Immigration rules</p><p>The majority of individuals on reporting conditions are required to report to one of the 14 reporting centres in a Home Office location. Additional reporting currently takes place in police stations in some of the areas not close to a reporting centre.</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 more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T16:58:14.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T16:58:14.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Davey more like this
1134053
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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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 more like this
star 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 his policy is on increasing the number of reporting locations for asylum seekers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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Sir Edward Davey remove filter
unstar this property uin 268353 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>There are currently no plans to increase the number of reporting locations. In some areas of the UK where there are no Reporting Centres, the Home Office require indivduals on reporting conditions to to report to Non-Home Office locations (Police Stations).</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 more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T17:00:17.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T17:00:17.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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1138961
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Pension Credit: Telephone Services more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many calls were made to the pension credit claim line in each of the last 12 months; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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Sir Edward Davey remove filter
unstar this property uin 277103 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>Calls to Pension Credit Claim Line in each of the last 12 months are outlined in the table below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Month</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>No. of Calls</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 18</p></td><td><p>49168</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>August 18</p></td><td><p>36885</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>September 18</p></td><td><p>38635</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>October 18</p></td><td><p>54165</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>November 18</p></td><td><p>39811</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>December 18</p></td><td><p>27092</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>January 19</p></td><td><p>45258</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>February 19</p></td><td><p>39569</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 19</p></td><td><p>42377</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 19</p></td><td><p>46210</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>May 19</p></td><td><p>43720</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>June 19</p></td><td><p>60060</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p>522950</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p /><p>DWP officials continue to monitor the numbers of enquiries and claims to Pension Credit in order to ensure that levels of service to the public can be maintained and that we are able to respond flexibly and quickly to changes in demands on services including any increase in Pension Credit take-up.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T12:20:53.65Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T12:20:53.65Z
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Davey more like this