David Lammy MP says’ chilling’ figures divulge abuse of power by authorities
Hundreds of people evicted from the UK were restrained by a variety of techniques including shackles, the Guardian has learned.
There were 447 cases where one or more forms of restraint was an opportunity between April 2018 and March 2019. Information on restraint applying rigid bar handcuffs, leg self-restraints and waist self-restraint belts was provided to the Guardian in a freedom of information response.
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