Incidents in the detention estate are reported in accordance with Detention Services Order (DSO) 12/2008. Incidents are classified according to their seriousness as red, amber or green.
Examples of the types of red or amber incidents are given in the DSO. Red incidents are generally those relating to serious disturbances and/or fires within a centre. Amber incidents may be those involving threats to the centre, external demonstrations, or co-ordinated food or fluid refusal.
This data has been collected by different business areas in the Home Office over the data period requested and has not been collated centrally.
This data is management information collected and collated from Immigration Removal Centre suppliers. This information does not form part of published statistics and is not subject to the detailed checks that apply for National Statistics publications. It is provisional and subject to change.
|Incidents in immigration removal centres for the period 1 July 2013 to 9 March 2014 by status|
|IRC||Red incidents||Amber incidents||Total of incidents|