Detainees: Compensation:Written question - 145576

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Asked on: 18 May 2018
Home Office
Detainees: Compensation
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the average compensation payment was to people wrongly detained by the Home Office in each of the last three years.
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Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 04 July 2018

The average compensation payment for wrongful detention is calculated as a ‘Mean’ and a ‘Median’ for FY2015/16 and FY2016/17. These are listed below:

FY2015/16

FY2016/17

Mean

£24,170

£22,957

Median

£20,000

£15,000

Figures for FY2017/18 have not yet been published.

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