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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Apology Over Foreign Criminals Not Deported

Just read the below, some of the more cynical amoungst you may think this is an overtime creation ruse..... I assure you it's not!

Apology Over Foreign Criminals Not Deported

More than 1,000 foreign prisoners who should have been considered for deportation at the end of their sentences were freed with no action being taken, Home Secretary Charles Clarke has admitted.

The offenders included three murderers and nine rapists, Home Office figures showed. Mr Clarke apologised for the failure and conceded that some (quantified as 'some', as the criminals concerned I imagine are perfectly happy with the situation!) of the public would be angered by the oversight.

Asked if he believed all of the 1,023 prisoners would be recaptured for possible deportation, Mr Clarke said: "There are a large number of people involved. I can't say hand on heart that we will identify where each one of those is, but we are working on that very energetically."

To read the full report click Apology Over Foreign Criminals Not Deported

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