§ Mr. Paul Murphy
The following figures detail Welsh Office expenditure on consultants in the relevant financial years, running from 1 April to the following 31 March.
Persons1removed or departed voluntarily under port or enforcement procedures, 1996 to 1998 1996 1997 1998 Total number of persons removed or departed voluntarily from the United Kingdom 26,840 31,150 34,900 Of whom asylum2,3 applicants 4,840 7,160 6,890 Total number of persons removed or made a voluntary departure as a result of deportation action being taken against them 2,000 2,070 1,710 Of whom asylum2,3 applicants 400 450 350 1 Does not include persons who may leave the United Kingdom without informing the Immigration and Nationality Directorate 2 Asylum removals and voluntary departures excludes dependants 3 1998 figures are provisional
All figures are rounded to 101020W
Year £ 1995–97 739,363 1997–98 1,311,459 1998–99 1,836,194
This information is not readily available for periods beginning 8 May and running to the following 7 May, and could be provided in that format only at disproportionate cost.