IRC Morton Hall is run by the Prison Service, on behalf of UK Border Agency. The Centre holds those subject to deportation who require secure conditions. It is a national resource holding male adult detainees aged 18 years and over allocated by the Detention Estate Population Management Unit. The Centre provides an active regime that allows detainees access to family contact, legal support and a range of activities. A UK Border Agency team are based at the site providing a link with case workers.