ILPA Supplementary Briefing for the Immigration Bill House of Lords’ Third Reading, 12 April 2016: detention of pregnant women
Clause 62 AMENDMENT 6* in the name of Baroness Lister of Burtersett
Page 58, line 37, at end insert –
( ) No person whom the Secretary of State knows, or could reasonably be expected to know, is pregnant shall be detained
To prohibit the detention of women whom the Secretary of State knows, or could reasonably be expected to know, are pregnant.
The witness statement of the Royal College of Midwives and the case papers in PA have not been made available on this website.
Updated with additional resources:
Amendments tabled and a link to the debate are available below. The amendment on pregnant women in detention passed 274:215.
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