Stroke victim held in immigration detention, report reveals

Phil Miller - 25 January 2019

THE chief inspector of prisons has said that “it was hard to fathom why a stroke victim in need of social care” was held at an immigration detention centre in Oxfordshire.

Peter Clarke made the comments in a new report published today about Campsfield House, where staff apparently “could not adequately meet” the frail man’s medical needs.

The Home Office detains hundreds of asylum-seekers and other migrants at Campsfield while processing their immigration cases... See more