Morton Hall, Lincolnshire

Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Not Available

Management: HM Prison Service (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
391
244

2019

Yes
United Kingdom

4,270

Estimated detention capacity (2015)

63

Detained children (2018)

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FACILITY NAMES
Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)
Location

Country: United Kingdom

City & Region: Morton Hall, Lincolnshire, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 53.1687974499, -0.6890487671

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014
National typology

Name Immigration Removal Centre (IRC)

2014
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2011

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status Last documented use

2016

Status In use

2015
Management

Name HM Prison Service

Type Governmental

2016

Name HM Prison Service

Type Governmental

2013
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Nottingham Healthcare Trust

Service Health care

2016

Provider Tascor

Service Detainee transport

2013

Provider G4S Group

Service Health care

2013

Provider Lincoln College

Service Education or training

2013

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2013
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 391

2019

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 392

2016

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 392

2013
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 12

2019
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)

Number 244

2019
Reports of Detainee Overpopulation at Facility

Reported Overpopulation No

2019

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2019

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2015
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2019

Reported Overstays Yes

2013
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 30

2019

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2019

Reported deaths? Yes

2017

Reported deaths? Yes

2016
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2019

Suicides Reported Yes

2017

Suicides Reported Yes

2013
Percentage of Detainees Released (year)

Percentage 14

2019
Percentage of Detainees Transferred (year)

Percentage 42

2019
Percentage of Detainees Deported (year)

Percentage 1

2019

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

Not Available

2019
Inadequate conditions

Medical care

2019

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2019

Secure

2015

STAFF

Mistreatment Reports

Unknown

2019
Culturally/Ethnically Diverse

Yes

2019

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2019
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2019
Family Segregation

Not Applicable

2019
Age Segregation

Yes

2019

CELLS

Detainees Per Cell

1

2019
Security/Isolation Cells

Yes

2019
Equipped (beds, tables, shelves, chairs)

Yes

2019

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Hours Outdoor Space Accessible

4

2019
Leisure Equipment

Yes

2019
Activities/Education for Children

Yes

2019
Skills Development for Adults

Yes

2019
Language Classes

Yes

2019
Remunerated Work

Yes

2019
Indoor Communal Space

Unknown

2019
Outdoor Space

Yes

2019

HEALTH CARE

Medical Screening upon Arrival (within 48 hours)

Yes

2019
Doctor on Duty (at least once per week)

Unknown

2019
Qualified Nurse Present (on daily basis)

Unknown

2019

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

Bar associations or similar

2013

Yes

National non-governmental groups

2013
Family Access

Yes

2013
Lawyer Access

Yes

2019

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

Yes

2019
Free Outgoing Local Calls

Yes

2019
Receiving Calls

Yes

2019
Computer Access

Yes (unrestricted)

2019
Internet Access

Yes (unrestricted)

2019
Access to Personal Cell Phones

Yes (unrestricted)

2019