Information sharing with the Home Office

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Dear HM Revenue and Customs,

a) Please confirm whether HMRC provides any data to the Home Office on individuals for immigration enforcement purposes.

b) Please confirm whether the Home Office provides any data to HMRC on individuals for immigration enforcement purposes.

c) If yes to a) or b), please provide a copy of any agreement and/or policy governing the sharing of such data.

d) Please provide a copy of any agreement(s) or policy(ies) superseded by those that are currently in force.

e) Please provide a breakdown of the number of the individuals whose data has been shared by month since the current agreement or policy governing data-sharing between HMRC and the Home Office entered into force, or if there is no agreement/policy in force, since January 2015.

f) If there is no data-sharing agreement/policy in force and data is being shared on an ad hoc basis, please list the data items that are shared by each agency (eg name, address, nationality).

Yours faithfully,

Lara ten Caten on behalf of FOI Central Team, HM Revenue and Customs

Our ref: FOI2017/01539

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HMRC Freedom of Information Act Team on behalf of FOI Central Team, HM Revenue and Customs

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Dear Ms Caten,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 23rd

Yours sincerely,

HMRC Freedom of Information Team