Detention Centres: Children:Written question - 166045

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Asked on: 19 July 2018
Home Office
Detention Centres: Children
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many children have been held in immigration detention centres in the UK in each of the last eight years.
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Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 24 July 2018

The Home Office publish data on the number of children entering detention by year and quarter. The data is available in tables dt_02 and dt_02_q of the detention tables.

The latest available data are published in ‘Immigration Statistics, year ending March 2018’ at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/709326/detention-mar-2018-tables.ods

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