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Migrants: Detainees

Question for Home Office

UIN 43149, tabled on 18 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to introduce a maximum limit on the length of time a person can be detained under immigration law.

Answered on

26 July 2016

The Government does not believe that it is appropriate for there to be a formal time limit on immigration detention.

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Home Office