Justice Minister Jeremy Wright says the government is "working hard" to reduce the number of foreign criminals in the UK prison system.
The foreign national prisoner population is lower than it was in 2010 and reducing it further is a top priority for this Government.
We are working hard to reduce the numbers in our prison system - in 2012 alone we deported more than 4,500 foreign criminals from the UK."
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