§ Mr. Silkin
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the right hon. Member for Lewisham, Deptford may expect a reply to the urgent letter concerning Mr. Mehmet Karipinar sent to his Department on Monday 19 January; and how long he proposes to keep Mr. Karipinar in detention.
§ Mr. Waddington
I replied to the right hon. Member on 29 January. Mr. Mehmet Karipinar chose to make a voluntary departure and left the country on 26 January.