Serco: a hunt for the truth inside Yarl's Wood

Mark Townsend

The entry exposes the policy of entrusting the care of some of the most vulnerable people in society to unaccountable firms who have an interest in covering up mistreatment.

The video component was embedded in the online versions of the entry that appeared in The Observer on 18 May 2014. Two linked articles appeared in that newspaper edition, a detailed investigation that is the submitted entry and a front page article setting out the concerns. 

 Journalistic Writing

Serco and a search for the truth


The Observer newspaper and the Guardian online


'They are treating us like animals'


Guardian online