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On 10th September 2015 the first full parliamentary debate on the Detention Inquiry report, published in March this year, is being held. You can read the official notice here

Secured by Richard Fuller MP (Conservative), Paul Blomfield MP (Labour), David Burrowes MP (Conservative) and Kirsten Oswald MP (SNP), the motion for the debate is:

‘That this House supports the recommendations of the report of the Joint Inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Migration, The Use of Immigration Detention in the United Kingdom; has considered the case for reform of immigration detention; and calls on the Government to respond positively to those recommendations.’

Key recommendations from the inquiry report:

Contacting your MP

If you’re planning to contact your MP to ask them to support the recommendations of the detention inquiry report and attend the debate, the Detention Forum has put together a useful briefing for you to use which can be downloaded here

You can write to them, visit their constituency office to speak to them face-to-face, or contact them via Twitter. Find out who your MP is here.

Alternative Debate - what would you say?

In conjunction with the Parliamentary debate, an alternative debate, inviting you to share what you would say at the debate, is being hosted by Right to Remain, part of the Detention Forum, and is running from 1st – 10th September.

Find out how you can get involved here

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