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Detention Centres

Question for Home Office

UIN 214848, tabled on 18 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the annual running costs of the immigration detention estate are.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

24 November 2014

In 2013/14 the total cost of running the Immigration Detention Estate was £164.4m. This includes all costs, including running costs, rent, depreciation and other costs, for all Immigration Removal Centres, Short Term Holding Facilities
and amounts paid for spaces in the main prisons estate.

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Home Office
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