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Migrants: Detainees

Question for Home Office

UIN 121985, tabled on 10 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 21 December 2017 to Question 116509, what the cost of unlawful detention claims paid by the Home Office was in (a) 2011, (b) 2012, (c) 2013, (d) 2014, (e) 2015 and (f) 2016.

Answered on

17 January 2018

For FY 2011/12, the Home Office does not hold the information in the format requested. Our ledger will not allow us to provide this level of detail for that Financial Year

The cost of unlawful detention claims for FYs 2012/13 onwards are included in the table below:

Unlawful Detention Claims Paid

Year

£m

2016/17

3.3

2015/16

4.1

2014/15

4.0

2013/14

4.8

2012/13

5.0

Figures for FYs 2013/14 to 2015/16 were provided under previous PQ UIN 47658.

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Home Office