§ Mr. Cox
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the policy of his Department regarding keeping immigration detainees being held in prison in England and Wales informed of the position of their cases; which service is responsible for it; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Nicholas Baker
All immigration detainees, including those held in prisons, receive written notification from the Immigration Service, on a monthly basis, of the progress of their case. Asylum applicants receive, in addition, a report from the asylum division on the position reached in considering their application.