Roger Mullin – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Roger Mullin on 2016-02-01.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many former students have been arrested and detained for remaining in the UK beyond the term of their tier 4 student visa in each of the last two years.

James Brokenshire

In the time period 1 October 2013 to 30 September 2015, 2920 students are recorded on Home Office databases as having been arrested as Section 10 Overstayers. Of that number 2100 are flagged as having been detained.