Policy paper

Immigration detention of people suffering from mental health problems: policy equality statement

A policy equality statement on the immigration detention of people suffering from mental health problems.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Immigration detention of people suffering from mental health problems: policy equality statement

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In March 2012 the Home Office made a commitment to the High Court to undertake an equality impact assessment of its policy on detaining people with mental health problems. This policy equality statement fulfils that commitment and has been informed by consultation with various stakeholders.

Published 27 November 2014