HC Deb 08 November 1976 vol 919 c19W
Mr. Powell

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many citizens of the Irish Republic previously deported from the United Kingdom were detected in the United Kingdom in each of the past five years.

Dr. Summerskill

The available information, which relates to the number of citizens of the Republic of Ireland deported from the United Kingdom under a deportation order made and enforced on a previous occasion, is as follows:

1973 39
1974 45
1975 79
1976* 22
* to 30th September

Deportees who return from the Republic of Ireland and are deported again on a new order are not separately identifiable.