Immigrants: Detainees:Written question - 164252

(Camberwell and Peckham)

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Asked on: 16 July 2018
Home Office
Immigrants: Detainees
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many claims of compensation for wrongful immigration detention were (a) received by his Department and (b) successful in each of the last five years; and what the cost to the public purse was of the compensation paid by his Department in that period.
Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 19 July 2018

The Home Office wrote to the Home Affairs Select Committee on 25 June 2018 detailing information relating to wrongful detention compensation claims. A copy of the response can be found here:

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