Undocumented Workers:Written question - 131686

(Sheffield Central)

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Asked on: 08 March 2018
Ministry of Justice
Undocumented Workers
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have been convicted of the offence of illegal working since the introduction of that offence.
Answered by: Lucy Frazer
Answered on: 13 March 2018

Centrally held court proceedings data indicates that no offenders were found guilty of illegal working up to the end of 2016. Court proceedings data for 2017 will be available in May 2018.

It is not possible to identify how much has been collected in fines from persons convicted of this, or any other, offence as our systems enable us to capture the total amount of financial imposition but do not allow that to be broken down by offence type. To extract information on financial imposition by offence type we would need to conduct a manual search of all current financial penalty accounts within our fine database.

Grouped Questions: 131687

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