Detention of Asylum Seekers

United Kingdom

Country Report: Detention of Asylum Seekers Last updated: 30/05/23


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The Chapter: Detention of Asylum Seekers contains sections on:

A. General

B. Legal framework of detention

  1. Grounds for detention
  2. Alternatives to detention
  3. Detention of vulnerable applicants
  4. Duration of detention

C. Detention Conditions

  1. Place of detention
  2. Conditions in detention facilities
  3. Access to detention facilities

D. Procedural Safeguards

  1. Judicial review of the detention order
  2. Legal assistance for review of detention

E. Differential treatment of specific nationalities in detention

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection