All posts in: "Immigration detention"

  1. A big step backward

    SDV director, Kate Alexander, takes a look at UK Government plans for immigration Last month the UK Government produced a New Plan for Immigration with…

  2. Data from the end of an extraordinary year

    In our latest blog, SDV director, Kate Alexander, takes a look at the most recent Home Office statistics on detention Last week saw the release…

  3. Detention in the era of COVID-19: what do the latest stats tell us?

    In our latest blog, SDV director Kate Alexander looks at the latest official detention statistics, the first since the Covid-19 crisis began. The UK government…

  4. A halt in the downward trend, but not in Scotland

    SDV director, Kate Alexander, takes a look at the latest Home Office detention statistics In 2019, 24,443 people entered immigration detention in the UK, according…

  5. What do the latest detention statistics tell us?

    In this blog, SDV Director, Kate Alexander, takes a look at the latest detention figures from the Home Office. She looks at the issues for…

  6. Some good news, but so much more to be done

    In this blog, we take a look at the latest detention statistics, published by the Home Office on 28 February. There is no doubt that…

  7. ‘Everyone should say to politicians: “put a time limit on detention”. It’s the biggest thing.’

    SDV director, Kate Alexander, blogs about a conversation with ‘Lucy’, currently detained in Dungavel As the Immigration and Social Security Coordination Bill makes its way…

  8. Waiting for light

    A seasonal reflection from our Life After Detention group At Christmas … I celebrate that I am free – I spent Christmas and my birthday…

  9. Latest Dungavel inspection report provides more evidence that it’s #Time4aTimeLimit on immigration detention

    Forty one per cent of people detained in Dungavel felt unsafe according to a HMIP inspection report published today. A survey of the 82 people…

  10. The wait is over, the second Shaw Review is finally published

    In this blog, SDV director, Kate Alexander, takes a look at the follow up to 2016’s Shaw Review and presents an overview of its findings.…