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“Alarming lack of oversight and accountability” at short-term holding facilities
Credit: HM Chief Inspector of Prisons

“Alarming lack of oversight and accountability” at short-term holding facilities

The prisons inspector has recommended a national overhaul of the short-term detention system after an inspection of the Home Office’s 13 short-term holding facilities (STHFs). The report by the Chief Inspector of Prisons paints a picture of mismanagement and lack ...

Larry works at Bhatt Murphy Solicitors. He previously managed the Prisons Project at Bail for Immigration Detainees, and worked as a Senior Caseworker in the immigration department at Wilson Solicitors LLP.