Home Office: Compensation:Written question - 144298

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Asked by Mr Steve Reed
(Croydon North)
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Asked on: 15 May 2018
Home Office
Home Office: Compensation
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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much his Department has paid in compensation for (a) wrongful detentions and (b) wrongful deportations in each year since 2010.
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Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 21 May 2018

Part (a): For FY 2010/11 and 2011/12, the Home Office does not hold the information in the format requested. Our ledger will not allow us to provide this level of detail for that Financial Year

Taking “wrongful” to be equivalent to “unlawful”, compensation for unlawful detention claims for FYs 2012/13 onwards are included in the table below:

Unlawful Detention Claims Paid

Year

£m

2016/17

3.3

2015/16

4.1

2014/15

4.0

2013/14

4.8

2012/13

5.0

These figures were provided under previous PQ UIN 121985.

Part (b): No data held

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