HC Deb 12 April 2002 vol 383 c631W
Jeremy Corbyn

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people detained under immigration law have died in each of the past five years; and of those how many are believed to have committed suicide. [48626]

Angela Eagle

[holding answer 10 April 2002]: There was one incident of a death in immigration detention in the last five years. The incident occurred in January 2000 and is believed to have been a suicide although the inquest returned an open verdict.