• 18 May 2018

    It’s been estimated that a thousand highly-skilled migrants, among them doctors, teachers and entrepreneurs, have been told to leave the country under measures intended in part to expel terrorists and war criminals. In some cases migrants have found themselves with 14 days to leave the UK after making amendments to their tax returns. The campaign…

  • 15 May 2018

    For weeks, the Home Office under Amber Rudd said repeatedly that they were not aware of any Windrush deportations,although they were checking. Today, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has admitted that more than 60 people caught up in the Windrush scandal may have been wrongly deported, and there could be more. When he was appointed last…

  • 15 May 2018

    Restraint methods used on asylum seekers found to be excessive

    The restraint methods used on asylum seekers transferred from the UK to other countries has been found to be excessive, unreasonable, and disproportionate according to the chief inspector of prisons months after the Home Office said the practice had stopped. Peter Clarke said they had serious concerns about the way a plane load of detainees were treated…

  • 8 May 2018

    Theresa May’s adviser has been tasked with investigating how the former home secretary, Amber Rudd, came to wrongly tell MPs that the government did not have targets for deporting people. Home Office bosses faced a grilling by MPs today and said the information given last month during the Windrush scandal was “regrettably confused”. Meanwhile, the…

  • 29 Apr 2018

    Transport Minister Jo Johnson has told Amber Rudd she should remain in her position as Home Secretary and correct the mistakes her department has made during the Windrush scandal.

  • 29 Apr 2018

    Amber Rudd’s denials over removal targets are thrown into question by a letter she wrote to Theresa May, last year. And we speak to Edmond Graham who came to the UK from the Jamaica – he lost his job and his home while fighting threats of deportation.

  • 9 Nov 2017

    Thousands of teenagers have been referred to the government’s anti-terror programme, known as Prevent – according to the first detailed figures published by the Home Office since the scheme was launched 12 years ago.  In total, more than seven and a half thousand people were referred between 2015 and 2016, with far-right extremism a growing concern.

  • 20 Jul 2017

    The largest rise in crime for a decade has been recorded in England and Wales, with the biggest increase in violent and sexual crime. This, as the Home Office revealed police numbers are at their lowest since 1985.

  • 10 Jul 2017

    Asylum seekers are homeless and going hungry because the Government can’t process their applications for support fast enough. Refugee Action examined more than 300 cases and found that the Home Office is regularly missing its own deadlines, taking weeks or even months to decide whether to grant support, and wrongly rejecting claims for emergency help.

  • 28 Dec 2016

    The Home Office has visited more than 150 businesses across London and southern England in an attempt to clamp down on illegal working and exploitation in nail bars.

  • 2 Aug 2016

    Government’s counter-extremism strategy faces court challenge

    Muslim activist Dr Salman Butt has launched legal action against the Home Secretary after he was named in a Government press release about hate preachers.

  • 11 Jul 2016

    Has Theresa May been a good Home Secretary?

    One insider describes her as a formidable negotiator with great attention to detail – someone who, perhaps surprisingly, “cares more about the little people than the big ones”.

  • 18 Feb 2016

    HMIC says neighbourhood policing ‘under threat’

    HMIC warn that neighbourhood policing, the foundation block of modern day law enforcement, is under threat.

  • 23 Jul 2015

    The Homes Secretary will announce a major review into police custody deaths today with a focus on the support given to bereaved families and available mental healthcare facilities.

  • 21 May 2015

    The Conservatives announce another immigration crackdown – on the same day new figures show they are still missing their net migration target.