HC Deb 14 October 1991 vol 196 cc24-5W
Mr. Darling

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the(a) passengers in total and (b) persons treated as illegal entrants who were granted temporary admission in 1990 and in 1991 to the latest convenient date subsequently absconded.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

The available information relates to the number of persons who absconded, either from detention or by failing to respond to the terms of temporary admission/release, and is given in the table. Separate information on those absconding from detention and those failing to respond to the terms of temporary admission/release is not recorded centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Category of person 1990 19912
Passengers1 561 366
Illegal entrants 158 60
1 Includes some absconders recorded as "illegal entrants".
2 January to August.

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