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Dear Amber Rudd Posted September 25, 2017 | Tagged: , ,

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On Tuesday 19 September, a Chinese man was found dead at Dungavel. On the same day, a man detained with him wrote an email about

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SDV director, Kate Alexander, looks at the latest detention figures In January 2016, Stephen Shaw’s report into the welfare in detention of vulnerable people called

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Do you have the skills to help SDV build our social media presence? If so, we could have just the opportunity for you. In common

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In this blogpost SDV director Kate Alexander looks at the latest detention figures: the last to be released before the General Election  Figures released today reveal that

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We asked our visitors to write a few sentences about a memorable experience they had while volunteering with SDV. We asked them to start with

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We learned on Friday 3 February that the Home Office would not be appealing Renfrewshire Council’s refusal of planning permission for its proposed Short Term

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Imprints Posted January 12, 2017

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Our Life After Detention group went out with a camera, to find the alphabet in the street. Gry wrote the words. Imprints: on pavements, on

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SDV committee member, Sarah Anderson, launches our new fundraising drive I first stepped inside an immigration removal centre ten years ago. At the time I

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In this post, Susannah Paul and Daniel Ferguson blog about the Immigration Bail Observation Project Scotland and the new resources they have developed to assist

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Edinburgh on fire Posted September 29, 2016 | Tagged:

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In this post, Quincy reflects on the day our Life After Detention group spent at the Edinburgh Book Festival That day, Edinburgh was on fire!

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