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Inspectors concerned about excessive use of waist restraint belts on an immigration removal charter flight in January 2018 found that escort practice on a flight two months later to France and Bulgaria had improved but was “still poor.” A generally effective escort operation in March 2018 was “seriously marred” by the use “with little justification” of waist restraints on many detainees. Peter Clarke, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, published…