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Manston Asylum Processing Centre: Mental Health

Question for Home Office

UIN 77527, tabled on 2 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many individuals detained at the Manston detention centre have sought support for their mental health.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

9 November 2022

Home Office does not hold the data in the format requested.

We are working with partners in Kent NHS to improve access to mental health professionals. Home Office staff on site are trained to identify and deal with vulnerable people and in the event of a mental health crisis we work closely with existing health providers to ensure appropriate onward referral.

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