Asylum: Hotels

(asked on 28th November 2022) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether asylum seekers have absconded from the Dilkhusa Hotel in Ilfracombe since the hotel was adopted by the Home Office.

Answered by
Robert Jenrick Portrait
Robert Jenrick
This question was answered on 6th December 2022

The Home Office has no power to hold asylum seekers in hotels or any temporary accommodation if they wish to leave.

The Home Office does not publish a breakdown of statistics which disaggregates the number of adult asylum seekers leaving hotels. These figures are not available.

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