By Darren Boyle for MailOnline
Published: 11:48 BST, 1 September 2018 | Updated: 11:48 BST, 1 September 2018
The Government has said it has no idea how many terrorists may have been deported back to the UK.
Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes made the admission in a response to a parliamentary question lodged by Independent MP John Woodcock in January.
Mr Woodcock asked the Home Office for the number of UK nationals who have been deported 'on suspicion of terror offences' by country of deportation in each of the last five years.
Some 850 Britons are believed to have joined ISIS in Syria or Iraq. Intelligence officers believe half of those suspected terrorists have returned to the UK
Immigration minister Caroline Nokes, pictured, admitted data on UK citizens deported back to Britain is not recorded as Britons are not subject to immigration controls on arrival
Following a delay of