We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following:
What records are kept of the number of unaccompanied minors who have failed asylum claims being deported back to their country after being brought to the United Kingdom by child traffickers.
What is the number of unaccompanied children arriving in the UK who have failed asylum.
What criteria is used to assess which unaccompanied children who have failed asylum will be returned to their home country
Which child protection agencies in the UK and home countries are being consulted to assess what action will be in the “best interest of the child”.
What measures are in place to prevent (a) trafficking or (b) retrafficking of failed asylum claim unaccompanied minors into the UK.
Date: Thu Dec 07 00:00:00 GMT 2006