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Inspection work in progress

Details of completed inspections awaiting publication and active inspections.


Completed inspections

The bracketed dates show when the reports were sent to the Home Secretary, who aims to publish within 8 weeks of receipt.

  1. Re-inspection of Handling of Complaints (4 July 2019)
  2. Family reunion applications (7 January 2020)
  3. Clandestine Entrants (13 March 2020)
  4. Inspection of Country of Origin Information, December 2019 (Albania, Vietnam and Iran) (2 April 2020)
  5. Use of interpreters (14 May 2020)

Live inspections

  1. Disruption and prosecution of perpetrators of modern slavery
  2. Sanctions and Penalties
  3. Resettlement Schemes: VPRS, VCRS and Community Sponsorship
  4. Presenting Officers
  5. Intelligence

Published Reports and Government Responses

Published 10 August 2017
Last updated 18 May 2020 + show all updates
  1. The Chief Inspector submitted his inspection of the Home Office’s use of language services in the asylum process to the Home Secretary on Thursday 14 May 2020.

  2. ICIBI work in progresss webpage updated following the submission of the Chief Inspector's report, on the Home Office’s response to in-country clandestine arrivals (‘lorry drops’) and to irregular migrants arriving via ‘small boats’, to the Home Secretary.

  3. Administrative reviews report has been sent to the Home Secretary.

  4. Reflects publication of the inspection report on Glasgow and Edinburgh airports, the re-inspection report on the Right of Abode being sent to the Home Secretary and the commencement of the Sanctions and Penalties and Resettlement Schemes: VPRS, VCRS and Community Sponsorship inspections

  5. Two reports have been sent to the Home Secretary and Disruption and prosecution of perpetrators of modern slavery has been added to the live inspections list.

  6. Page amended to reflect reports that have been published and sent to the Home Secretary.

  7. Updated work in progress.

  8. An update of work in progress

  9. The ICIBI sends his report on Home Office (Borders, Immigration and Citizenship System) collaborative working with other government departments and agencies to the Home Secretary.

  10. Work in progress updated with new inspections.

  11. Change to reflect sending the South Coast Ports and Asylum Accommodation reports to the Home Secretary.

  12. New inspection "Charging for Services" added

  13. Change to list of work in progress following publication of Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme inspection

  14. Updated work in progress for the inspectorate.

  15. Page updated with current work in progress

  16. First published.