Submission to the HASC inquiry into Modern Slavery
Detention Action Submission to the Home Affairs Committee inquiry into Modern Slavery
Submissions to the second Shaw Review
Written evidence to the Review into the Home Office Response to the Review of Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons.
Indefinite detenion after Shaw
The Shaw Review called for a range of changes, including the application of ‘much greater energy’ to exploring alternatives to detention, including community support.
Vulnerable people in detention after Shaw
More than a year after the Shaw Review, Detention Action continues to see vulnerable people held in detention
The UK has one of the largest detention estates in Europe. There are opportunities for alternatives.
Parliamentary inquiry 2015
The first Parliamentary inquiry into the entirety of the immigration detention system has concluded that ‘we cannot go on as we are.’ The inquiry calls for a time limit of 28 days on immigration detention, finding the current system ‘expensive, ineffective and unjust.’
The Immigration Bill 2015 and immigration detention: Second Reading Briefing
The Immigration Bill would risk seriously restricting judicial oversight of the Home Office’s powers of immigration detention.
The Immigration Bill: a time limit on detention?
The Immigration Bill is an opportunity for an amendment setting a time limit on immigration detention, in line with the rest of Europe.