Record 6,200 foreign criminals including killers, sex attackers, robbers and drug dealers are living in the community instead of being deported 

Mail Online | 5/18/2018 | Ian Drury
srqlolo (Posted by) Level 3
Click For Photo:

A record 6,200 foreign criminals are living in the community instead of being deported.

Killers, sex attackers, robbers and drug dealers are among the thousands released back onto the streets at the end of their jail sentences.

Deportation - Offenders - Prison - Radar

Although they are due for deportation, the offenders are not kept in prison. Many then simply slip off the radar.

Others challenge their deportation orders, often using human rights or asylum laws.

Offenders - Britain - December - Deportation - Cent

In total, there were 6,231 foreign national offenders living in Britain in December who were due for deportation. This was up 10 per cent on the figure in December the previous year.

Nearly a third – 2,032 – have been out of jail for more than five years. Another 1,502 have dodged being removed from the country for between two and five years.

Figures - Home - Office - Raise - Department

The figures published by the Home Office raise concerns the beleaguered department is failing to get a grip on the problem. It is already facing flak after ministers admitted 63 members of the Windrush generation could have been wrongfully removed or deported since 2002.

Conservative MP Philip Hollobone said: ‘There is...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Mail Online
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!