Independent report

Production and use of Country of Origin Information

The Chief Inspector's report on the Home Office's Production and use of Country of Origin Information

Documents

An inspection of the production and use of Country of Origin Information

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Details

This report looked at the Home Office’s production and use of Country of Origin Information (COI), looking at how COI products are commissioned, developed and disseminated. It also looked at how they are used within asylum processes such as interviewing, decision making, appeal hearings and when dealing with further submissions.

This report covers:

  • ICIBI’s findings
  • ICIBI’s recommendations for improvement

The Home Office’s response to the report.

Published 30 January 2018