Home Office preparedness for COVID-19 (Coronavirus): institutional accommodation Contents

Contents

Summary

1 Introduction

Structure of this report

2 Asylum accommodation

Introduction

Concerns and challenges posed by Covid-19

Access to information and communications technology

Length of stay in initial accommodation

Access to health services in initial and contingency accommodation

Communication and guidance

Asylum accommodation capacity

3 Immigration Removal Centres

Introduction

Concerns and challenges posed by Covid-19

Social distancing

Vulnerable Adults at Risk in detention

Protection for IRC staff

Cleaning

Communication and guidance

4 Exiting the lockdown

Government strategy during the lockdown

A strategic exit

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes

Witnesses

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament




Published: 28 July 2020