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Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre

Question for Home Office

UIN 216799, tabled on 2 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will take steps to defer removals of any potential witnesses to the alleged assault which took place on 29 November 2014 at Campsfield House IRC so they are able to give evidence to the police.

Answered on

10 December 2014

An incident took place at Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre on Saturday 29 November which resulted in two detainees being subject to control and restraint techniques. The Independent Monitoring Board was made aware of
the incident and attended the centre.

During the incident no detainees were injured and nobody required hospital treatment, although an officer at the centre sustained minor injuries. As of 3rd December, no complaints of alleged assault have been made.

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Home Office