Dear Sir or Madam,
I refer you to the following excerpt from an article in the Independent on 8th October 2007:
"...a Home Office spokesman said the Borders and Immigration Agency only contracted with airlines willing to operate removal flights. He added: 'The agency uses agents/brokers to arrange both charter and scheduled removals. Airline captains have the right to refuse carriage of a passenger and will do so if they feel appropriate for security or commercial reasons.'"
I would be grateful if you could answer the following related questions:
1. Who are the agents/brokers referred to above?
2. What is the financial value of the contracts with these agents/brokers?
Dear David Williams
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Dear Mr Williams
Please find attached the response to your FOI request dated 1 November
<<FOI 10532 flight brokers.doc>>
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