David Cameron has been ­accused of letting down crime victims by failing to deport ­foreign ­crim­inals… as arrests of non-British suspects soar.

New figures showing that 200 foreign suspects are arrested every day in London has put paid to false claims by the Tory leader that swift action would be taken to deport offenders.

A study shows the country’s largest police force ­arrests 200 people who do not hold a British passport every day, a rise of 23 per cent in the past two years. In contrast, the number of foreign criminals deported has fallen by 13 per cent since the Tory-led coalition came to power.

Labour’s Shadow Immigration Minister Chris Bryant ­attacked the ­Government’s record, saying: “Anyone ­coming here should stick by the rules or face the ­consequences. It’s ­successful prosecutions and swift deportations that count.

“Depressingly, the Tories are now removing fewer foreign ­offenders than ­before, and more are ­absconding. Yet again they’re letting down the police and the public.”

A Freedom of Information request to London’s ­Metropolitan Police revealed that they held more than 72,500 non-British nationality suspects last year.

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