Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons Review

Home Office written question – answered on 9th February 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Lister of Burtersett Baroness Lister of Burtersett Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Minister of State for Immigration, Mr Robert Goodwill on 19 January (59369), what is the timetable for the follow-up review of progress against key actions contained in the Review into the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons (Cm 9186), published in January 2016; and what resources, including staff resources, will be made available to Stephen Shaw QC to carry out the review.

Photo of Baroness Lister of Burtersett Baroness Lister of Burtersett Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Minister of State for Immigration, Mr Robert Goodwill on 19 January (59369), against which key actions from the Review into the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons (Cm 9186), published in January 2016, will Stephen Shaw QC be asked to assess progress, and whether he will have any say in which key actions are included in his remit.

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

The follow up to the review by Stephen Shaw CBE into the welfare in detention of vulnerable persons will take place in late 2017. Mr Shaw will be invited to assess the implementation of all his review recommendations.

The timings and resources for the follow up review are to be agreed with Mr Shaw.

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