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Undocumented Migrants: Detainees

Question for Home Office

UIN 18798, tabled on 15 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many individuals notified of removal to Rwanda but not relocated on 14 June 2022 were placed in immigration detention since their arrival in the UK.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

20 June 2022

All individuals who were not relocated on 14 June 2022 had undertaken dangerous journeys across the Channel and had been detained since their arrival in the UK.

The Home Office publishes statistics on immigration detention in the ‘Immigration Statistics Quarterly Release ’. This includes data on people:

Information on the average cost per night to hold an individual in immigration detention can be found at Migration Transparency data. As at Quarter 1 2022, the average cost per night to hold an individual in immigration detention was £107.23. The average cost per night is not impacted by the immigration circumstances of those in detention and no new accommodation has been opened to hold those who were not relocated on 14 June.

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