"Serco: rewarding failure?" BID volunteer Alice writes for the Justice Gap
After years of scandals & abuse, Serco have been awarded £200m to run two IRCs. We ask how they can possibly be trusted with such vast responsibility.
25 February 2020
BID Volunteer Alice writes for the Justice Gap:
"Bail for Immigration Detainees considers the pervasiveness of the profit motive in the operation of detention centres deeply troubling. Vast portions of the UK’s immigration enforcement system have become big business, outsourced to unaccountable institutions that seek to drive down costs to the detriment of those subject to immigration control, and in particular our clients in immigration detention."