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|23 Jan 2018, 7:31 a.m.||Immigrants: Detainees||Seema Malhotra|
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people aged 18 and under were held in immigration detention centres in each year from 2014 to date.
Answer (Caroline Nokes)
Information on the number of minors entering and in detention in the UK from 2014, is available in tables dt_02_q and dt_13_q of the detention tables in the latest release of ‘Immigration Statistics, July to September 2017’, available from the Home Office website at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/662536/detention-jul-sep-2017-tables.ods. Figures for Q4 2017 will be released on 22 February 2018.