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Up to the end of June 2010, the UKBA has removed/deported
A total of 5,355 foreign national prisoners were
removed in the financial year 2009-10. This was below the UK Border
Agency target which was to remove 6,000 foreign national prisoners
Information for Q3 2010 is due to be published on
25 November 2010Control of Immigration Statistics, Quarterly
Statistical Summary, Home Office
Fig 1: Foreign national prisoners removed/deported by calendar year
THE 1,013 CASES
Excluding the eight duplicate records identified,
there are 1,005 unique cases of FNPs released without consideration
for deportation. The progress and outcome of these cases, as at
22 October 2010, is summarised in Figure 2.
Fig 2: FNPs released without consideration for deportation
The outcomes broken down by seriousness of offence
are illustrated in Figure 3. It shows, for instance, that of the
43 most serious cases deportation was the outcome in two-thirds
of cases. Among the "more serious" and "other"
category of offenders non-deportations were higher than deportations.
A higher proportion of the "most serious"
cases have been concluded (93%) than the "more serious"
(82%) and "other" (77%).
Fig. 3: FNPs released without consideration for deportation by seriousness of offence
In total 70 released FNPs have not been located of
which one served a sentence for "most serious" offence
and three for a "more serious" offence.
The pie chart below simply shows the 1,005 cases
by seriousness of offence:
Fig. 4: FNPs released without consideration for deportation – seriousness of offences
The chart below shows the number of cases remaining
in the legacy backlog between July 2006 and September 2010, based
on previous letters from the UKBA/BIA to the Select Committee.
Also shown is a simple projection of the size of the backlog to
summer 2011 (dotted grey line), based purely on the rate of clearance
since July 2006.
Fig. 5: Estimated size of asylum ‘legacy’ backlog since July 2006
Finally, the pie chart shows the outcomes of the
334,500 cases dealt with in the legacy backlog to the end of September
2010. The "others" category has been further broken
down in the smaller pie. Note that subtracting all the individual
conclusion categories provided in the letter (removals, grants,
duplicates, errors, EU nationals, controlled archive) from 334,500
still leaves 8,000 cases not accounted for. These have been assigned
to the [Other] category in the smaller pie.
Fig.6: outcome of cases dealt with under ‘legacy’ backlog to end May 2010
NOTE A: the [Other]
category is the remainder of cases after all other outcomes listed
in the UKBA letter of 19 July had been subtracted from the 277,000