The Home Office does not record ‘wrongful detention’ as a payment type. It is only unlawful detention compensation which is recorded on the HO finance system. The cost of unlawful detention for FYs 2012/13 onwards are included in the table below:
Unlawful Detention Claims Paid
Figures for FYs 2013/14 to 2015/16 were provided under previous PQ47658. Figure for FY 2017/18 has not been published as the Home Office Reports and Accounts for the current financial year has not yet been finalised and closed.