Health & removals

Diane Taylor made this Freedom of Information request to Home Office

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

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Dear Home Office,

Please can you answer the following questions

1) How many deaths have occurred during enforced removals/deportations in the last five years for which figures are available? Please define 'during enforced removals/deportations' as any time that the the person being removed or deported is in the care of Home Office appointed escorts - so from the moment the person is handed over to the care of escorts in the UK (at an IRC, Home Office reporting centre, UK airport etc) until the time the escort parts from the person when they have reached their destination country.

2) On how many occasions over the last five years during enforced removals/deportations has the removal had to be suspended because the person being forcibly removed/deported became unwell during the removal. Please define 'during enforced removals/deportations' as in question 1)

Thank you

Yours faithfully,

Diane Taylor

FOI Requests, Home Office

Dear Ms. Taylor,



Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request.


This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 50691). We will aim to
send you a full response by 15/11/2018 which is twenty working days from
the date we received your request.


If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us.



Thank you,


N McKenzie

Home Office




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DS FOI, Home Office

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Good Morning,


Please find attached the response to your recent Freedom of Information




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FOI (Freedom Of Information) Request and Complaints

Detention & Escorting Services


Home Office Immigration Enforcement

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