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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 more like this
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Prisoners: Romania more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many Romanian-born prisoners are being held in British prisons. more like this
tabling member constituency Islington North remove filter
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Jeremy Corbyn more like this
uin 198705 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>On 31 March 2014 there were 588 prisoners in England and Wales who declared they were Romanian on reception to prison.</p><p>All foreign national offenders sentenced to custody are referred to the Home Office for them to consider deportation at the earliest possible opportunity.</p><p>Romania has implemented the EU Prisoner Transfer Arrangement and relevant cases have been referred to the Home Office to obtain deportation orders.</p><p>The Prisoner Transfer process is just one mechanism for removing Foreign National Offenders. The number of FNOs deported under the Early Removal Scheme (ERS) has increased under this Government. In 2013, we removed nearly 2,000 FNOs under ERS and under the Tariff Expired Removal Scheme (TERS), which we introduced in May 2012, we have removed over 240 FNOs to date.</p><p>Whereas this Government has begun to reduce the foreign national population in prison since 2010, between 1997 and 2010, the number of foreign nationals in our prisons more than doubled.</p>
answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
tabling member
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label Biography information for Jeremy Corbyn more like this