Week 9: #Unlocked16 visits Dungavel

This was the final week that Unlocking Detention 2016 visited a specific detention centre, ahead of the round-up final week next week.  And the final visit went to Dungavel, Scotland's only detention centre, and the subject of lots of news and campaign activity recently. As part of [...]

2019-04-23T09:38:08+01:00 December 11th, 2016|

Unlocking the future of detention in Scotland

Image courtesy of Scottish Detainee Visitors By Kate Alexander, director of Scottish Detainee Visitors. It’s been a funny few months. Just a month before the beginning of this year’s Unlocking Detention tour of detention in the UK, the Immigration Minister, Robert Goodwill, announced that Dungavel, the only detention centre in Scotland would close ‘towards the end of 2017’. You might think [...]

2019-05-28T11:12:41+01:00 December 5th, 2016|