HC Deb 22 June 1994 vol 245 c175W
Mrs. Roche

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many complaints have been made in the last year for which figures are available of excessive force during deportations; and how many of these complaints were(a) about immigration officers and (b) about employees of private security firms.

Mr. Charles Wardle

During the 12 months to 31 May 1994, complaints of this nature were made in four cases. All related to employees of private security firms, and all were found to be unsubstantiated.