BID's achievements in 2015 in headlines

  • 3708 individuals provided with assistance

  • 309 bail applications prepared

  • 53% success rate for represented cases

  • 71 people provided with advice and assistance to challenge deportation

  • 94 legal workshops or advice sessions delivered to 1756 individuals

  • Partner in pan-European project `Making Alternatives to detention in Europe a Reality by Exchanges, Advocacy and Learning’ (MADE-REAL)

  • Evidence given to APPG inquiry into immigration detention

  • Research carried out into the impact of legal aid cuts on families

  • Research carried out into the use of prisons to hold immigration detainees

  • Research carried out into systemic delays in provision of Home Office Section 4(1)(c) accommodation

  • Lobbying on Immigration Bill

  • 2 surveys conducted into access to legal representation in detention

Helpline for detainees

Tel: 020 7456 9750
Fax: 020 3745 5226

Helpline open Monday to Thursday between 10am and 12 midday


020 7456 9762 (Monday to Friday)
Please note, it is not possible to get information or advice via this number.

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