To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 12 February 2019 to Question 218253 on undocumented migrants, on what date his Department introduced its policy on not releasing internal management information; which Minister made that decision; and if he will place in the Library the relevant policy document on that decision.
19 February 2019
We do not routinely publish management information in answers to Parliamentary Questions as these answers cannot be subject to the same extensive assurance as official statistics outputs.
Border Force does not routinely publish data that does not meet the Home Office standard for publication or that could impact its operational effectiveness. There are no current plans to routinely publish this data, but this is kept under review by Minsters.