Published Wednesday January 31 2018

Report on restraint of dying immigration detainee

Following a successful appeal to the Information Rights Tribunal, the Home Office has disclosed the report of an investigation into the restraint of a dying immigration detainee. The appeal was brought by Medical Justice represented by Jed Pennington of Bhatt Murphy together with Alex Gask and Martha Spurrier of Doughty Street.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here. Read further coverage in the Guardian here.

The tribunal judgement, the Home Office letter setting out reasons for refusing to disclose the report and the Information Commissioner's reasons for upholding the Home Office's decision can be found under the 'Links' section of this page.


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