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Written Answers — Home Office: Deportation: Rwanda (23 May 2024)

Lord Sharpe of Epsom: The Home Office currently operates seven immigration removal centres (IRCs) throughout the UK (six in England and one in Scotland); Harmondsworth and Colnbrook IRCs at Heathrow; Brook House and Tinsley House IRCs at Gatwick; Derwentside IRC in County Durham; Yarl’s Wood IRC in Bedfordshire and Dungavel House IRC in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. As of 24 April, the Home Office has the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Rwanda ( 7 May 2024)

Michael Tomlinson: The Home Office currently operates seven immigration removal centres (IRCs) throughout the UK (six in England and one in Scotland); Harmondsworth and Colnbrook IRCs at Heathrow; Brook House and Tinsley House IRCs at Gatwick; Derwentside IRC in County Durham; Yarl’s Wood IRC in Bedfordshire and Dungavel House IRC in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. As of 24 April, the Home Office has the...

Family Migration (Justice and Home Affairs Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (20 Sep 2023)

Baroness Hamwee: ...to the household income. He did not reach the MIR, so they made do with her visiting. She was then refused entry because the immigration officer did not believe she would leave. She was sent to Harmondsworth, where she collapsed. There is a culture of disbelief. We recommend a rebuttable presumption in favour of applications to visit close family and the reintroduction of a right of...

Home Department: Refugee and Asylum Seeker Accommodation (18 Sep 2023)

Alison Thewliss: OpenDemocracy recently revealed the extent of self-harm and suicide in immigration removal centres—in particular, Harmondsworth and Colnbrook, where 24 self-harm incidents occurred in March, which is more than over the three previous months combined. Emma Ginn, director of Medical Justice, has said: “We are not confident that the Home Office considers the value of the lives of those in...

Illegal Migration Bill: Clause 1 - Introduction (17 Jul 2023)

John Martin McDonnell: .... There are large numbers of children who will be detained. The definition of age-appropriate and child-appropriate accommodation is not clear enough. I remind the House of my experience with Harmondsworth detention centre in my constituency before 2014, when we legislated to prevent children being detained in detention centres. That detention centre was also meant to be age and...

Illegal Migration Bill (11 Jul 2023)

John Martin McDonnell: ...Government effectively banning the detention of children in 2014, which we all welcomed. I was part of the campaign to achieve that ban, because of my experience of the detention of children in Harmondsworth detention centre in my constituency. I visited those children, and when we explained to the world what they were going through, how they were traumatised and what impact that was...

Illegal Migration Bill: Clause 1 - Introduction (11 Jul 2023)

John Martin McDonnell: ...to be explicit about the type of detention centre that we are talking about. For example, will children, whether unaccompanied or with their parents, be detained in detention centres such as Harmondsworth and Colnbrook? We agreed on a cross-party basis that they should never again be detained in those centres.

Business of the House (29 Jun 2023)

John Martin McDonnell: ...completely appreciate how busy Ministers are and the workload they carry, which is why I have never before raised such a concern in Parliament. On Sunday, there was a demonstration by detainees at Harmondsworth detention centre in my constituency. I emailed the relevant Minister on the various email accounts that are available to us, and I simply wanted to know what was happening. I was...

Illegal Migration Bill: Clause 2 - Duty to make arrangements for removal (28 Mar 2023)

John Martin McDonnell: ...in her place— the right hon. Member for Maidenhead (Mrs May). Over a decade ago, we ended, with unanimity in this House, the routine detention of children. No more children were imprisoned in Harmondsworth in my constituency, or in any other detention centre or prison-like facility. We took that pledge and we enacted it in legislation with cross-party support in 2014. There were some...

Illegal Migration Bill: Clause 37 - Suspensive claims: interpretation (27 Mar 2023)

Apsana Begum: ...by private companies and incidents of systemic and direct abuse and neglect, including the scandals reported at Brook House immigration removal centre, the Manston short-term holding facility, Harmondsworth IRC and many others. What is the purpose of this sweeping and illegitimate restriction of people’s liberties? What is the crime that such individuals have committed to be treated...

Written Answers — Home Office: Detention Centres: Death ( 7 Dec 2022)

Robert Jenrick: ...2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Brook House 448 448 448 448 448 448 448 450 Colnbrook 396 391 391 339 339 330 330 330 Dungavel House 249 249 249 249 249 125 125 121 Harmondsworth 665 676 676 702 726 635 635 635 Morton Hall 392 392 392 392 391 391 352 - Tinsley House 153 153 153 168 168 168 162 162 Yarl’s Wood 410 410 410...

Home Department: Topical Questions (14 Nov 2022)

Robert Jenrick: ...at immigration removal centres extremely seriously. If I may, I take this opportunity to pay tribute to the immigration enforcement officers and others who responded to the recent disturbance at Harmondsworth in London. Their hard work in difficult circumstances was much appreciated by all of us.

Asylum Seekers Accommodation and Safeguarding ( 7 Nov 2022)

John Martin McDonnell: I wish to raise the situation in Harmondsworth detention centre in my constituency after the events at the weekend. I am grateful to the Minister for the call that we had over the weekend. My understanding from what he told me yesterday is that Harmondsworth has now been decanted. My fear is that once the renovations have taken place it will soon be filled again, because in this country we...

Public Order Bill: New Clause 7 - Power of Secretary of State to bring proceedings (18 Oct 2022)

John Martin McDonnell: ...to attend other forms of protest, surveillance and stop and search without suspicion. Elements of the legislation degenerate into farce, because anyone in my constituency wandering off to the Harmondsworth allotments with a spade could be arrested for carrying. When we legislate, there are foreseen and, sometimes, unforeseen consequences. The foreseen consequences here are dangerous. The...

Written Answers — Home Office: Detention Centres: Visits (13 Jun 2022)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...how many in-person legal visits took place under the Detained Duty Advice Scheme (DDAS) between 1 January and 31 March at (1) Brook House, (2) Tinsley House, (3) Yarl's Wood, (4) Dungavel, (5) Harmondsworth, (6) Colnbrook, and (7) Derwentside, immigration removal centres (IRC); and how many in-person legal visits have taken place under the DDAS at each of these IRCs since 1 April.

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Detention Centres (19 Apr 2022)

Kate Osborne: ...to the Answer of 21 March 2022 to Question 137441, how many people were detained between 13 January and 9 March 2022 at (a) Brook House, (b) Tinsley House, (c) Yarl's Wood, (d) Dungavel, (e) Harmondsworth, (f) Colnbrook and (g) Derwentside immigration removal centres.

Written Answers — Home Office: Detention Centres: Visits (21 Mar 2022)

Kate Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many in-person legal visits have taken place at (a) Brook House, (b) Tinsley House, (c) Yarl's Wood, (d) Dungavel, (e) Harmondsworth, (f) Colnbrook and (g) Derwentside immigration removal centres since 13 January 2022.

Written Answers — Home Office: Derwentside Immigration Removal Centre: Females (22 Nov 2021)

Kate Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the (a) certified normal accommodation and (b) operational capacities are of (i) Colnbrook, (ii) Harmondsworth and (iii) Brook House immigration removal centres.

Delays in the Asylum System — [David Mundell in the Chair] ( 7 Jul 2021)

John Martin McDonnell: ...be so much longer. I want to raise the plight of those who are the hardest hit by the current system—those who have been forced into detention. I have two detention centres in my constituency—Harmondsworth and Colnbrook—which can hold more than 1,000 detainees. The UK has been described as an outlier when it comes to the scale of the number of asylum seekers that this country...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Staff (24 Jun 2021)

Chris Philp: ...Place 16 ABERDEEN EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL ABERDEEN 5 ABERYSTWYTH COUNTY COURT ABERYSTWYTH 1 ABERYSTWYTH JUSTICE CENTRE ABERYSTWYTH 8 ABERYSTWYTH MAGISTRATES COURT ABERYSTWYTH 1 AIT HARMONDSWORTH 5 ALDERSHOT COUNTY COURT ALDERSHOT 21 ALDERSHOT MAGISTRATES ALDERSHOT 12 ANCHORAGE HOUSE LONDON 52 ARCHWAY TOWER LONDON 3 AREA ENFORCEMENT OFFICE LONDON 1 ASHFORD...


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