Home Office

A lack of accountability will always be the biggest problem when it comes to the Home Office’s behaviour

A lack of accountability will always be the biggest problem when it comes to the Home Office’s behaviour

Death, suicide, self-harm – all of these are part of the DNA of detention; they have become normalised. Where else in our society would we consider death, suicide, and self-harm as completely acceptable outcomes of a working governmental institution?

The human and financial cost of Home Office incompetence: a stark case

The human and financial cost of Home Office incompetence: a stark case

So long as the Home Office fails to engage seriously with a case until it is in court, those without access to a lawyer will suffer serious injustice, as was recently exposed by the Windrush scandal. Meanwhile, millions of pounds are wasted in preparing and issuing cases in court, only for the Home Office to withdraw decisions which should never have been made in the first place.