Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre:Written question - 131308

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Asked by Stella Creasy
(Walthamstow)
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Asked on: 06 March 2018
Home Office
Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many of those detained in Yarl's Wood detention centre in the last 12 months (a) had a criminal conviction and (b) were awaiting trial for a criminal offence.
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Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 12 March 2018

Providing the information requested would require a manual check of individual records which could only be done at disproportionate cost.

The Home Office routinely publish the total number of foreign nationals detained in Yarl’s Wood IRC. This information can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-october-to-december-2017/how-many-people-are-detained-or-returned#detention

The Home Office routinely publish quarterly figures on the total number of foreign national offenders transferred to immigration detention. Figures for the latest publication can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-enforcement-data-february-2018

The Ministry of Justice routinely publish the total number of foreign nationals on remand in prison. This information can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-july-to-september-2017

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