Figures show more than £3.3 million has been given to more than 3,000 criminals in nearly four years.

The current amount offered to the foreign offenders serving a custodial sentence is £1,500 but once detained under immigration rules the amount is reduced to £750.

Reported by The Sun on Sunday. You can read the full story here. 

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