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Immigration Minister questioned on detention

8 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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