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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 Stephen Shaw CBE, author of the follow-up report to the Home Office on the assessment of government progress on the welfare in detention of vulnerable persons
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Home Affairs Committee discuss progress in implementing 2016 report recommendations