It is easy to take the welfare state for granted. For those of us born after 1949, we’ve always known Britain as having free healthcare for all, free education up … Continued
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A man with a mental health disorder was detained in immigration removal centres for months, despite worsening mental health problems. The delay in getting him to a hospital was unlawful, and constituted degrading treatment.