Outside escorts facilitated to public hospitals for immigration detainees

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Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding the number of outside escorts to public hospitals of immigration detainees. May I know, for each of the years between 2017 – 2022 (so far):

A) How many outside escorts were facilitated for detainees to public hospitals
I) For detainees at Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre
II) For detainees at Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre
III) Immigration detainees at other locations (please kindly specify if possible)

Thank you very much for your help with this matter.

Yours sincerely,

H. Y. Fung

Records and Data Management Section, Immigration Department

Dear H. Y. Fung,
                 
Thank you for your email.

Your application is now under processing.  According to paragraph 1.16 of
the Code on Access to Information, our department will inform you of the
latest progress of the case separately on or before 16 March 2022.

Regards

(Mr S T Lam)
for Director of Immigration

From:        "H. Y. Fung" <[FOI #1008 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Immigration Department <[Immigration Department request email]>
Date:        24/02/2022 14:31
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Outside escorts
facilitated to public hospitals for immigration detainees

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Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding the number of outside
escorts to public hospitals of immigration detainees. May I know, for each
of the years between 2017 – 2022 (so far):

A)                 How many outside escorts were facilitated for detainees
to public hospitals

I) For detainees at Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre

II) For detainees at Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre

III) Immigration detainees at other locations (please kindly specify if
possible)

Thank you very much for your help with this matter.

Yours sincerely,

H. Y. Fung

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Records and Data Management Section, Immigration Department

Dear H. Y. Fung,
I refer to your request for access to information on 24 February 2022.
 Further to our interim reply of 1 March 2022, our reply is provided as
below.

The yearly total number of outside escorts to public hospitals for
detainees at the Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre are as follows:

2017: 335
2018: 325
2019: 296
2020: 394
2021: 464
2022 (as at 31 January): 27

The Immigration Department does not maintain other requested statistics.

Access to Information Officer
Immigration Department

From:        RM/IMMD/HKSARG
To:        "H. Y. Fung" <[FOI #1008 email]>
Date:        01/03/2022 10:37
Subject:        Re: Request for information under Code on Access to
Information( Application no. ImmD/RM/6-5/10/2022/105(R))

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Dear H. Y. Fung,
                 
Thank you for your email.

Your application is now under processing.  According to paragraph 1.16 of
the Code on Access to Information, our department will inform you of the
latest progress of the case separately on or before 16 March 2022.

Regards

(Mr S T Lam)
for Director of Immigration

From:        "H. Y. Fung" <[FOI #1008 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Immigration Department <[Immigration Department request email]>
Date:        24/02/2022 14:31
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Outside escorts
facilitated to public hospitals for immigration detainees

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Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding the number of outside
escorts to public hospitals of immigration detainees. May I know, for each
of the years between 2017 – 2022 (so far):

A)                 How many outside escorts were facilitated for detainees
to public hospitals

I) For detainees at Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre

II) For detainees at Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre

III) Immigration detainees at other locations (please kindly specify if
possible)

Thank you very much for your help with this matter.

Yours sincerely,

H. Y. Fung

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