Detention Archive

A life costs £10,000: how G4S’ Brook House detention contract works

In 2017, security company G4S was in the headlines again after

Calais: border profiteers update June 2019

Calais’ mayor has being trying to rebrand the town as a

OUT NOW: The UK Border Regime

Our new book The UK Border Regime: a critical guide is

What does the Heathrow runway plan mean for future of detention centres?

In June, the UK government approved the plan to build a

UK Border Regime: a brief history of resistance to immigration detention

This is an excerpt from our new book The UK Border

UK Border Regime: Detention Centres briefing October 2018

This is an excerpt from our new book The UK Border

The UK Border Regime: book introduction and summary

This is the introduction and summary from our new book The

Detention centre profits: 20% and up for the migration prison bosses

Just how much money do companies make from locking up people

G4S: company profile 2018

G4S is one of the world’s biggest security companies, active in

GEO: company profile 2018

GEO is the second largest US private prisons company. It boasted

Serco: company profile 2018

Serco is an outsourcing company that specialises in public sector work.

Mitie: company profile 2018

Mitie is an outsourcing company providing a mixed bag of “facilities

Rewards of abuse: detention shambles as G4S’ Brook House contract extended

On Friday 4 May, slipped between the local elections and the

Immigration Detention Centres Factsheet: new edition May 2018

This is a new update of our Detention Centres Factsheet. You

Carceral Colonialism: Britain’s plan to build a prison wing in Nigeria

The British Government recently announced its intention to build a new