Asylum: Deportation:Written question - HL3285

Asked on: 03 November 2015
Home Office
Asylum: Deportation
Lords
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 13 October (HL2299), why they do not hold information on the cost of deportations.
A
Answered by: Lord Bates
Answered on: 18 November 2015

The Home Office has published information on the average cost of detention and removal but this is not broken down by initial application type, and to do so would incur disproportionate cost. Further information can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/costs-involved-in-detaining-and-removing-illegal-migrants

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