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A public inquiry into the mistreatment of detainees at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre in 2017

Who we are

The Brook House Inquiry has been set up to investigate the decisions, actions and circumstances surrounding the mistreatment of detainees at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) shown in the BBC Panorama programme “Under-Cover: Britain’s Immigration Secrets”, aired on 4 September 2017.

Find out more about the Inquiry or look at our terms of reference.

The Chair’s Opening Statement can now be viewed on the Brook House YouTube Channel and a written copy of the statement can be found here.

Talk to us

If you were a detainee or staff member between 1 April 2017 and 31 August 2017 and have information to support the Inquiry, please get in touch:

For detainees

Were you a detainee at Brook House IRC between 1 April 2017 and 31 August 2017?

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For staff members

Were you a staff member at Brook House IRC between 1 April 2017 and 31 August 2017?

Talk to us

If you wish to ask a question about the Inquiry or if you have information to support our investigations, please get in touch:

  • You can call the Inquiry Information line on: 0800 181 4363. Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. If lines are busy or you are calling out of hours, you may need to leave a message. We check this service regularly and we will get back to you.
  • Please note that due to the impact of COVID-19, all calls using the freephone number will be directed to voicemail, which may result in a delayed response.
  • You can also share your experiences by emailing us at enquiries@BrookHouseInquiry.org.uk.

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