News round up: Bullying found at immigration centre

    Bullying found at immigration centre

    Allegations that asylum seekers are being bullied by immigration staff are not being properly investigated, a report into Britain’s flagship immigration removal centre has found.The use of reasonable force to control detainees at Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre, near Heathrow Airport, had increased and was not always well managed, Anne Owers, the Chief Inspector of Prisons also found in a report published today. In the three months before the inspection, there had been 179 complaints ranging from bullying to poor food.

    Read more on this story in The Independent

    Elderly man with dementia died after being left alone by carers for five days without food or drink

    Carers left an elderly man with dementia alone for five days without food or drink before he was found collapsed on the floor of his bungalow, an inquest heard.
    Harry Denton, 81, a former chief clerk in the Army pay corps, should have been visited three times a day and had his meals and drinks provided by staff from privately-run AJB Care.
    Read more on this story in The Daily Mail

     

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