Information relating to foreign national prisoners granted leave to remain

FOI request reference: F0042771
Publication date: July 2015


Information not held


Under the Freedom of Information Act please let me have your response to the queries I make in the following numbered paragraphs:

  1. Number of convicted Foreign Nationals who had been granted indefinite leave to remain (ILR) but were not deported; if any, in each of the years starting 6 May 2012
  1. What were main reasons for the SOS deciding not to deport the Foreign Nationals that you may disclose in response to 1 above; if any?
  1. Of the number of Foreign Nationals; if any that you may disclose in response to 1 above number of these who were not deported due to their medical conditions?
  1. What were these medical conditions for which the Foreign Nationals that you may disclose in response to 3 above were not deported?
  1. What was the shortest and longest period for which the individuals that you may disclose in response to 1; if any, for which they had been resident in the UK?


Thank you for your enquiry of 20 July 2015, in which you asked for information concerning convicted foreign nationals at The National Archives

Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

I can confirm that The National Archives does not hold this information and we are therefore unable to provide you with it.

I recommend applying to the Home Office to acquire information of this sort. You can write to them at:

Freedom of Information
Home Office
Marsham Street

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request or the decision which has been reached, you have the right to ask for an internal review.  Internal review requests must be submitted within two months of the date of this response and should be addressed to:

Quality Manager
Public Services Development Unit
The National Archives

Please mark your complaint clearly.  You have the right to ask the Information Commissioner (ICO) to investigate any aspect of your complaint.  However, please note that the ICO is likely to expect internal complaints procedures to have been exhausted before beginning his investigation.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Assessor
Freedom of Information Centre
Transfer & Access Department
The National Archives