Medomsley Detention Centre APPG

First Registered: 07/08/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To work with victims of the abuse to ensure they get compensation; ensure perpetrators of the abuse receive justice; improve understanding of the circumstances that made abuse possible and allowed it to continue; take a national approach to looking at the abuse, to guarantee all victims are represented.

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Recent Documents related to Medomsley Detention Centre

1. Homes England RFI releases for February 2020
11/03/2020 - Homes England
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Found: (Acquired From) Counterparty Type Jun-17 Blood Centre, Crescent Drive, Brentwood Brentwood CM158DP Department

2. Chance for residents to give views on new homes for Medomsley
24/06/2019 - Homes England
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Found: for residents to give views on new homes for Medomsley - GOV.UK document

3. Diseases that healthcare teams in prisons and other secure settings should report to PHE
10/03/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Health Protection Teams by prison and other detention centre healthcare teams List of reportable diseases

4. Medical appointments outside the detention estate
07/08/2020 - UK Visas and Immigration
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Found: Detention Services Order 07/201 2 Medical Appointments outside of the Detention Estate August

5. Using profits from shops in immigration removal centres
03/12/2019 - Immigration Enforcement
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Found: Detention Services Order 0 5/201 3 Use of Shop Profits November 201 9

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Medomsley Detention Centre

1. Napier Barracks Asylum Accommodation
14/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: the opening of a detention centre—I think that is what it is being called—in Medomsley, County Durham. - Speech Link
2: noble Baroness makes about that particular detention centre because the right reverend Prelate the Bishop - Speech Link

2. Oral Answers to Questions
08/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Governments in history, seeking to draw power to the centre rather than to devolve it within Scotland. - Speech Link
2: Now we see yet another emerging inequality: the Centre For Towns has found that 55% of digital jobs are - Speech Link
3: Home Secretary, along with a victim of abuse at Medomsley, to make the case for a public inquiry. Many of - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
29/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: sympathy for the survivors and victims of Medomsley detention centre, who suffered abhorrent abuse. The Ministry - Speech Link
2: the all-party parliamentary group on Medomsley detention centre to discuss a proper compensation settlement - Speech Link
3: relation to improvements at Rainsbrook secure training centre. He was clear that“this will not happen - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
07/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: to arrest all illegal immigrants, put them in detention, prosecute them, imprison them and deport them - Speech Link
2: Department is taking to reduce the use of immigration detention for women who have survived torture, rape or trafficking - Speech Link
3: removal centre for women is set to open in the north-east on the former Medomsley detention centre site - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
25/02/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: female reoffenders and there not being a women’s centre in Wales. Will he update the House on the progress - Speech Link
2: Given that the National Self Build & Renovation Centre is in his constituency, will he consider working - Speech Link
3: to mention the National Self Build & Renovation Centre. I am very interested in modern methods of construction - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Medomsley Detention Centre
1. Medomsley Detention Centre
asked by: Baroness Hamwee
08/03/2021
... of the former Hassockfield Detention Centre in Medomsley; and when these plans will be taken forward.

2. Medomsley Detention Centre
asked by: Baroness Lister of Burtersett
08/03/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to open an immigration removal centre for women on the site of the former Hassockfield Detention Centre in Medomsley; and what plans they have to expand the use of engagement-focused alternatives to detention to resolve women’s immigration centres in the community.

3. Medomsley Detention Centre
asked by: Richard Holden
25/02/2020
...If he will commission an independent inquiry into the physical and sexual abuse at Medomsley Detention Centre.

4. Medomsley Detention Centre
asked by: Kevan Jones
23/01/2017
... on what date officials from her Department plan to contact or meet the steering group of solicitors dealing with cases arising from Operation Seabrook.

5. Detention Centres
asked by: Owen Thompson
13/01/2021
... what assessment she has made of the compatibility with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights of steps taken by her Department’s to remove parents from their children in immigration removal centres.

Latest Questions
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4 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Portrait
Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Richard Holden MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3059.

Email: richard.holden.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Sarah Noble, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000

Email: sarahb.noble@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Medomsley Detention Centre APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Medomsley Detention Centre APPG