United Kingdom

Country Report

Country Report: United KingdomLast updated: 12/07/17


Refugee Council

The preparation of the first report and subsequent four updates was prepared by Gina Clayton on a consultancy basis, under the coordination of Asylum Aid. This report was prepared by Judith Dennis of the Refugee Council, and edited by ECRE.

Information was obtained through a combination of desk-based research and consultation with relevant stakeholders. The researcher relied heavily on information and analysis provided by a variety of sources, in particular the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA), Association of Visitors to Immigration Detainees, Detention Action, and Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID).

The information in this report is up-to-date as of 31 December 2016, unless otherwise stated.


To access the updated report, you can navigate through the table of contents on the right end side or download the full report (in PDF) above.

About AIDA

The Asylum Information Database (AIDA) is a database managed by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), containing information on asylum procedures, reception conditions, detenti