HC Deb 28 January 2000 vol 343 c366W
Fiona Mactaggart

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people seeking entry to the UK in each of the last five years have been refused under the provision of Immigration Rule 320(18). [106985]

Mrs. Roche

The available information relates only to persons refused leave to enter and removed where the principal reason for the decision was taken under paragraph 320(18) and is given in the table.

Year of decision Passengers refused Leave to enter because of a criminal conviction and removed
1995 8
1996 13
1997 16
1998 15
19991 214
1 1st half
2 provisional