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#Scotland and Northern Ireland SHTF

Unsuitable holding facilities across immigration detention in Scotland and Northern Ireland

The Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) for Scotland and Northern Ireland short-term holding facilities (STHF) has significant concerns about the practice of removing prescribed medication from those entering detention. The Board has also highlighted several areas in which the conditions of detention are not up to the required standard, including unsuitable holding rooms, and limited accessibility for those with disabilities.