Alistair Carmichael – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Alistair Carmichael on 2016-07-18.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will bring forward legislative proposals to introduce a maximum limit on the length of time a person can be detained under immigration law.

Mr Robert Goodwill

The Government does not believe that it is appropriate for there to be a formal time limit on immigration detention.