HC Deb 17 January 1977 vol 924 cc38-9W
Miss Maynard

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons were deported from Great Britain under Section 3(5)(b) of the Immigration Act 1971 to each of the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Iran, Iraq, South Africa, Spain, the United States of America and Zaire; and in each case what were the precise reasons for their deportation.

Dr. Summerskill

The information is given in the table below. In every case deportation under Section 3(5)(b) of the Immigration Act 1971 resulted from conviction for one or more criminal offences.

Destination Number deported Offences
Argentina 3 Theft (2)
Possessing imitation firearm (1)
Brazil 1 Possessing dangerous drugs (1)
Chile 4 Theft (3)
Forgery (1)
Iran 2 Assault (1)
Theft and drunk and disorderly (1)
Iraq 1 Manslaughter (1)
South Africa 3 Possessing dangerous drugs (1)
False pretences and possessing dangerous drugs (1)
Forgery (1)
Spain 1 Possessing dangerous drugs and offensive weapon (1)
United States 16 Possessing dangerous drugs (6)
Possessing dangerous drugs, stolen goods and deception (1)
False pretences (3)
Fraud (1)
Indecency with children (1)
Obtaining property by deception (1)
Theft and assault (2)
Theft and taking motor vehicle (1)
Zaire 1 Possessing dangerous drugs (1)
Total 32