Immigration Minister questioned on detention

08 May 2018

As part of its inquiry into Immigration detention, the Home Affairs Committee will question Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons, before hearing from the Immigration Minister.


Tuesday 8 May in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Peter Clarke CVO OBE QPM, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons
  • Hindpal Singh Bhui, Inspection Team Leader (Immigration), HM Inspector of Prisons

At 3.30 pm

  • Rt 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

Purpose of the session

Issues the session is likely to cover include:

  • Length of detention
  • The treatment of vulnerable people and the Adults at Risk policy
  • The detention estate
  • Staff behaviour and training
  • Home Office decision-making

Further information

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