“We were not being supported in our work…This is a challenging department,” the Home Secretary says.
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He is averse to using numbers as the main instrument of control – perhaps viewing them as an arbitrary measure of success.
Local authorities have welcomed those seeking sanctuary and helped to integrate them smoothly into their new surroundings.
The Home Secretary pledges “a new system that is firm and fair…welcoming people through safe and legal routes.”
Ascension Island: a leak that tells us more about the inside of the Home Office than government policy
It is almost inevitable that any ‘blue-sky’ session is going to produce ideas that are impractical, embarrassing, or both – but not that they get into the papers.
Channel crossings are undermining the Government’s narrative about ‘taking back control’ of immigration
The Home Office are clearly trying to counter the drip-feed of toxic stories, but the ultimate solution is not in their hands.
The Home Office should host a site which contains accurate data for the whole of the UK – and which can be easily accessed for the last ten years.
The ban blocks paid work in favour ofhandouts, maintains barriers to integration, and hobbles our vulnerable economy with unnecessary red tape.
Tony Smith: In over 40 years of Home Office experience, I can’t recall a time when our borders have been under so much pressure
I know that government needs a cross-Whitehall programme that actively engages with the myriad of departments and agencies.
I see my role as being that of an honest broker in a fluid situation. I’m determined not to put information out because I want to be first with the news.
The amendment to the Immigration Bill will be an opportunity to gauge the Party’s willingness to respect the liberties of the most excluded.
A recent ConservativeHome survey demonstrated a sharp decline in ratings for Tory politicians. How can they stop these becoming permanent?
Natalie Elphicke: From tackling gangs to visa waivers, my five-step plan to take back control of our borders
We need to be clear and robust when it comes to tackling security and ending the abuses of European human rights laws.
Sam Robinson: How can the UK pay off its Coronavirus bill? A carbon tax and reformed wealth taxes would help.
The Government has to generate revenue quickly, but austerity and spending cuts are not viable options.
Raab and Patel advocate the positions of their departments, which are based on different concerns and priorities. It is for the Prime Minister to decide.