The Verne IRC: detention on your doorstep

The Verne IRC: detention on your doorstep

2019-05-21T10:28:33+00:00 September 29th, 2015|

As well as shining a spotlight on the very specific physical sites of detention which make up the UK’s detention estate, ‘Unlocking Detention’ is also about highlighting the ways in which detention impacts communities outside. With this week’s focus on The Verne, Detention Action picked up their mic and asked three locals from Weymouth, the town adjacent to the IRC, what they felt about having a detention centre on their doorstep.