IRC

Brook House IRC – No Evidence of Abuse Culture During Inspection

An enhanced inspection approach, involving extensive interviews, was used when inspectors returned to Brook House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) at Gatwick nearly two years after a covert BBC film showed apparent abuse by staff, a new inspection report says. The additional interviews with detainees and staff during an inspection in May and June 2019 did […]

More than half the people held in immigration detention during a six month period were released into the community instead of being deported

More than half of the people held in an immigration detention centre during a six-month period were then released back into the community instead of being deported. Campaigners branded the detention “pointless cruelty” and a waste of taxpayer funds as the figure was revealed in a report about Brook House Immigration Removal Centre by the […]

harmondsworth IRC – Holding large numbers of Detainees with mental health problems in ‘prison like’ conditions.

harmondsworth immigration removal centre (IRC) at Heathrow, holding large numbers of men with mental health problems in prison-like conditions, continued to show “considerable failings” in safety and respect for detainees, according to prison inspectors. publishing a report on an inspection in September 2017, Peter Clarke, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, said a 2015 inspection of […]