Other Reports

Other Reports 2018-07-09T16:17:53+00:00
General reports


Joint Committee on Human Rights (2018) Windrush generation detention

British Red Cross (2018) Never truly free: The humanitarian impact of the UK immigration detention system

Amnesty International (2017) A matter of routine: The use of immigration detention in the UK

Stephen Shaw (2016) Review into the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons (the Minister for Immigration’s response is available here)

Migration Observatory (2016) Briefing: Immigration detention in the UK

APPG on Refugees and APPG on Migration (2015) Report of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Use of Immigration Detention in the United Kingdom

House of Commons Library Briefing Paper (2015) Immigration detention: An overview

Detention Action (2014) The State of Detention: Immigration detention in the UK in 2014

Detention Action, Flemish Refugee Action, France Terre d’Asile, Menedek and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (2014) Point of no return: The futile detention of unreturnable migrants

Detention Action (2010) No release no return no reason: Challenging indefinite detention

BID (2009) Out of sight, out of mind: Experiences of immigration detention in the UK

Detention Action (2009) Detained lives: The real cost of indefinite immigration detention

Health, vulnerability and death in detention
Access to justice and the rule of law in detention
Immigration detention in prisons
The Detained Fast Track
Women, children and families in detention
Alternatives to detention
Parliamentary briefings


Various organisations including BIDDetention Action, GDWG, LibertyMedical Justice, the Refugee CouncilUKLGIG and Women for Refugee Women produce regular submissions and parliamentary briefings, and AVID provides a comprehensive summary of recent events.