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Asylum: LGBT People

Home Office written question – answered on 29th November 2016.

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Photo of Lord Roberts of Llandudno Lord Roberts of Llandudno Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to address the concerns raised in the report by the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group and Stonewall No Safe Refuge: Experiences of LGBT asylum seekers in detention.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department

Published guidance, Detention Services Order 2/2016 Lesbian, gay and bisexual detainees in the detention estate and Detention Services Order (DSO) 11/2012 'Care & Management of Transsexual Detainees' sets out how detainees with these protected characteristics should be safeguarded and treated in detention.

The Government is currently considering the report ‘No Safe Refuge: Experiences of LGBT asylum seekers in detention’ by the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group and Stonewall.

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