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Government 'deporting too few foreign criminals'

Ministers have been criticised by the UK spending watchdog for failing to deport more foreign criminals.

The National Audit Office said the number of foreign prisoners had gone up despite a near tenfold increase in officials working on their cases.

There are 12,250 foreign offenders in the UK and the government spent £850m last year on managing them.

Daniel Sandford reports.

  • 22 Oct 2014
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