§ Annabelle Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the only people who have been detained in Dungavel Detention Centre are those who(a) are subject to removal, (b) have committed an offence and (c) are regular absconders. 
§ Beverley Hughes
[holding answer 18 June 2002]: The detention of those held in Dungavel House Removal Centre will have been considered in line with the published criteria referred to in the Government's 1998 White Paper "Fairer, Faster and Firmer". The criteria is as follows:
(a) where there is a reasonable belief that the individual will fail to keep the terms of temporary admission or temporary release; (b) initially to clarify a person's identity and the basis of their claim; or (c) where removal is imminent.