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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on the United Kingdom focusing on Scottish prisons

08/10/2020

The aim of the visit was to follow up on certain issues of concern to the Committee that had been raised in its report on the 2018 visit to Scotland, notably the use of segregation and mental health care for women prisoners. Issues of overcrowding and long-term segregation in the male custodial...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on the United Kingdom

30/04/2020

This targeted follow-up visit to England focussed on the persistently high levels of violence in the local male adult prisons and juvenile detention centres, as well as on broader concerns regarding regimes, the use of force, segregation and use of means of restraint. The visit followed up on...

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Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits the United Kingdom

22/10/2019

The CPT’s delegation carried out a targeted follow-up visit to examine certain issues of concern to the Committee that were raised in its report on the 2018 visit to Scotland. Notably, the visit focussed on the use of segregation and mental health care for women prisoners. Issues of overcrowding...

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Activities activities

Ad hoc visit: 14/10/2019 - 18/10/2019


High-level talks: 04/06/2019 - 05/06/2019


Ad hoc visit: 13/05/2019 - 23/05/2019


Ad hoc visit: 17/10/2018 - 26/10/2018


Ad hoc visit: 29/08/2017 - 06/09/2017 (Northern Ireland)


High-level talks: 26/04/2017


Ad hoc visit: 09/02/2017 - 11/02/2017 (Sovereign Base Areas on Cyprus)


Periodic visit: 30/03/2016 - 12/04/2016

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2017) 9]
    • Executive summary:
  • Publication news flash
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2018) 1]

Ad hoc visit: 13/11/2014 - 19/11/2014 (Gibraltar)

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2015) 40]
    • Executive summary:
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2015) 41]

Ad hoc visit: 22/10/2012 - 24/10/2012 (return flight)


Periodic visit: 17/09/2012 - 28/09/2012


Ad hoc visit: 15/03/2010 - 26/03/2010

  • CPT report (Jersey): [CPT/Inf (2010) 35]
  • Government response (Jersey): [CPT/Inf (2010) 36]
  • CPT report (Guernsey): [CPT/Inf (2010) 37]
  • Government response (Guernsey): [CPT/Inf (2010) 38]
  • Publication news flash

Periodic visit: 18/11/2008 - 01/12/2008


Ad hoc visit: 02/12/2007 - 06/12/2007

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2008) 27]
  • Government response:  [CPT/Inf (2008) 28]

Ad hoc visit: 20/11/2005 - 25/11/2005

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2006) 28]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2006) 29]

Ad hoc visit: 11/07/2005 - 15/07/2005

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2006) 26]
  • Government response:  [CPT/Inf (2006) 27]

Ad hoc visit: 14/03/2004 - 19/03/2004


Periodic visit: 12/05/2003 - 23/05/2003

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2005) 1]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2005) 2]

Ad hoc visit: 17/02/2002 - 21/02/2002


Periodic visit: 04/02/2001 - 16/02/2001

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2002) 6]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2002) 7]

Periodic visit : 29/11/1999 - 08/12/1999 (Northern Ireland)

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2001) 6]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (2001) 7]

Ad hoc visit: 08/09/1997 - 17/09/1997

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (2000) 1]
  • Government response:  [CPT/Inf (2000) 7]

Periodic visit: 15/05/1994 - 31/05/1994

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (96) 11]
  • Government final response: [CPT/Inf (96) 12]

Ad hoc visit : 20/07/1993 - 29/07/1993 (Northern Ireland)

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (94) 17]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (94) 18]

Periodic visit: 29/07/1990 - 10/08/1990

  • CPT report: [CPT/Inf (91) 15]
  • Government response: [CPT/Inf (91) 16]
  • Government follow-up report: [CPT/Inf (93) 9]