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Home Affairs Committee
Inquiry announced on Friday 16 March 2018. Oral evidence ongoing.
In September 2017, the Committee held an evidence session inquiring into the running of Brook House Immigration Removal Centre.
The BBC Panorama investigation highlighted serious issues at Brook House, including:
As these issues appear to affect the immigration detention estate more widely, the Committee have decided to broaden the inquiry to assess the extent to which they are systemic and the steps that could be taken to address them.
Evidence given by Peter Clarke CVO OBE QPM, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, Hindpal Singh Bhui, Inspection Team Leader (Immigration), HMI PrisonsRt Hon Caroline Nokes MP, Minister for Immigration, Home Office, Hugh Ind, Director General of Immigration Enforcement, Home Office, Sir Philip Rutnam, Permanent Secretary, Home Office
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Home Affairs Committee hears from Caroline Nokes MP, Minister for Immigration, and Chief Inspector of Prisons