27 March 2015 There was a Lords Debate on the detention inquiry report yesterday, led by Lord Lloyd of Berwick who retired today. A total of 15 peers spoke at the debate, showing a broad consensus that a radical reform to the immigration detention system is necessary. You can read the transcript here.
Meanwhile, in a Parallel Universe… – The Government’s response to the Detention Inquiry Report in Parliament so far – 18 March 2015 By the Detention Forum team (Note – Also it is worth looking at the following exchanges on 23 March between James Brokenshire and Paul Blomfield MP and Sarah Teather MP where the same rhetoric was […]
Defending the Indefensible? – The Government’s response to the Detention Inquiry Report in Parliament so far – 10 March 2015 By the Detention Forum team The week following the inspirational launch of the landmark APPG Detention Inquiry Report on 3rd March and the Channel 4 exposure of conditions in Yarl’s Wood and Harmondsworth detention centres, […]