Sarah Teather – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Sarah Teather on 2014-06-05.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people are currently being held in prisons solely under immigration powers.

James Brokenshire

As at 3 June 2014 there were 790 detainees held in prison establishments solely under immigration powers, of whom 174 were held in HMP The Verne.