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Brook House Inquiry

18th March 2022

The second phase of hearings in the Brook House Inquiry have resumed. The Brook House Inquiry was set up to investigate mistreatment of individuals detained at Brook House IRC between 1 April 2017 and 31 August 2017. The Inquiry was set up as a result of the ill-treatment shown in the BBC Panorama programme “Under-Cover: Britain’s Immigration Secrets”.

Saoirse Townshend and Harriet Wakeman are junior counsel to the Inquiry; Harry Peto and Paul Erdunast are instructed as junior junior counsel to the Inquiry.

You can watch counsel taking witnesses live and by catching up on Youtube via the link below.



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