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Question for Home Office

UIN 23141, tabled on 19 January 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 21 September 2015 to Question HC 1906, on Asylum, what recent progress has been made on resuming the Detained Fast Track system.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

28 January 2016

In line with my statement on 2 July 2015, Detained Fast Track will only be resumed once the right structures are in place to minimise any risk of unfairness.

A review of the policy and process has been conducted, informed by the recommendations in Stephen Shaw’s report into the welfare of vulnerable people in detention, which was published on 14 January 2016.

A statement will be made before we resume the operation of the Detained Fast Track.

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Home Office
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