Our Ways of Working

Introduction This article sets out our ways of working approved by our members at our quarterly meeting in May 2020. Our membership We are committed to keeping the bottom-up approach, which fosters collaboration within Detention Forum. This means [...]

2020-05-26T08:33:56+00:00May 26th, 2020|

Report on Adults at Risk in Immigration Detention

On Wednesday 29th April 2020, the Government published the report by the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration on whether the Adults at Risk in immigration detention is making any difference. And they also published their response to [...]

2020-05-06T09:31:50+00:00May 6th, 2020|

New: guest blog posts

We are really keen at Detention Forum over the next few months to seek out guest blog posts for our blog to encourage a wider debate to challenge the use of immigration detention in the UK. We will [...]

2020-04-21T16:49:16+00:00April 21st, 2020|

Towards a new theory of change

Over the last decade or so, our theory of change has been really important to us at Detention Forum. In a nut shell, this is a document that we worked on together, which sets out how we thought [...]

2020-04-09T08:48:15+00:00April 9th, 2020|

Jonathan Ellis will be our new Project Director

We are very pleased to announce that Jonathan Ellis will be our new Project Director. Jonathan has years of experience as an advocacy campaign director, strategist and teacher and has long supported our work. You can read his profile [...]

2020-01-11T18:10:01+00:00January 13th, 2020|

Consultancy advert: Project Director

22 November 2019 The Detention Forum is seeking an expression of interest from consultants to provide services as a new Project Director. The Detention Forum is an advocacy network of over 40 groups which challenges the UK’s use [...]

2019-11-25T10:44:52+00:00November 25th, 2019|

‘In Three Words’ – Unlocking Detention

Can you describe immigration detention in three words? As part of this year's Unlocking Detention (from 11 November to 19 December 2019), we are asking people to take part in ‘In Three Words’ action to unlock the gates [...]

2019-10-29T13:08:35+00:00October 29th, 2019|

Digging beneath the detention statistics, 2019: what has changed?

Digging beneath the detention statistics, 2019: what has changed? This blog was written by one of our member organisations, AVID, which supports volunteer visitors to people held in immigration detention, and appeared originally on their website.  Official statistics released today show [...]

2019-08-29T14:11:30+00:00August 29th, 2019|
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