3 November 2014

Frank Field

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many illegal immigrants without passports from (a) India, (b) Bangladesh, (c) Pakistan and (d) China have been re-documented in each of the last five years.

James Brokenshire

Immigration Enforcement only applies for emergency travel documents for individuals who have no right to remain in the United Kingdom and do not hold a valid passport. The number of emergency travel documents issued during the last five years is set out in the table below:

2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 Grand Total
Bangladesh 212 458 834 904 818 3226
China 1186 952 889 854 706 4587
India 702 799 926 965 959 4351
Pakistan 352 754 1262 1481 1453 5302
Total 2452 2963 3911 4204 3936 17466

Internal Home Office management information has been used to provide a response to this question. These figures are not quality assured under National Statistics protocols and are subject to change due to internal data quality checking. Figures provided from this source do not constitute part of National Statistics and should be treated as provisional.