Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons Review:Written question - 129980

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Asked by Afzal Khan
(Manchester, Gorton)
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Asked on: 27 February 2018
Home Office
Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons Review
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2018 to Question 124249, on Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons Review, which bodies with an interest in immigration detention her Department plans to contact; what the timetable is for revising the guidance; and what assessment her Department has made of the recommendations or findings made by Stephen Shaw.
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Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 05 March 2018

The Government is currently engaging with a wide range of bodies on revisions to the adults at risk in immigration detention statutory guidance following a judgment handed down by the High Court on 10 October 2017, and will continue to do so.

The Government is required by the Court to respond to the judgment within a reasonable timeframe. Stephen Shaw CBE is currently reviewing the Department’s implementation of the recommendations contained in his report on the welfare in detention of vulnerable persons, published in January 2016.

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