Network contributes to Joint Committee on Human Rights UK Immigration Detention inquiry report

The Network was one of 49 organisations, agencies and entities to contribute to the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) —  — UK Immigration Detention inquiry by this important parliamentary select committee.

The Network published submission [28] is found in the Witnesses section of the report, which can be read through the link below, whilst the Press Notice also provided to us by the JCHR gives important summary information. Press Notice Immigration detention

Inquiry report

The Network response to the news of the publication and release of the inquiry report was:
Thank you very much for sharing the JCHR Immigration Detention Report.  The LGB&T Dorset Equality Network is very pleased to receive this, and notes with great appreciation inclusion of our submission [item 28] in the Witnesses section of the report.
We with allies such as the national, grassroots anti-homophobia biphobia transphobia in sport organisation Just a Ball Game? — — Gay Star News, and BME community organisations are increasingly connecting to unite in LGBT & BME alliance against abuses of process in UK immigration.  We are delighted therefore to have had our contribution of evidence and related issues highlighted through it, published in this highly important inquiry report of the JCHR. We would like to thank Ms Harriet Harman, Committee Chair, and all of her colleagues on the JCHR for their important work in this field.