There has been misleading reporting over the past week, claiming that the Government is turning its back on vulnerable refugees, in particular unaccompanied asylum seeking children. However, the UK Government has a strong and proud record of helping vulnerable children …
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Today's top stories include coverage on fast-track visas, family reunion for refugee children and the Fishmongers' Hall attacker.
On 19 December, the new Immigration Minister Kevin Foster visited Heathrow Terminal 5 to meet with Border Force officers. He met officers processing arrivals through the terminal and watched how passenger flow is managed through the e-Gates. He was also …
The work of Border Force: Border Force’s mission is to secure the UK border. Officers work at around 140 sea and air ports across the UK and overseas to ensure the smooth flow of people and goods over the border. …
Today's leading stories include latest figures on the EU Settlement Scheme, the police recruitment announcement and research into the use of pre-charge bail by police.
Today's leading stories include preparations for further planned climate change protests and an individual visa application.
Today's leading story concerns a report from Age UK, which highlights the scale of domestic abuse suffered by elderly people.
Today's leading stories include minimum unit pricing on alcohol and a decision from the High Court on a case involving a potential victim of female genital mutilation.
Today's leading stories include an analysis of LGBT+ asylum applications and concerns around vulnerable children applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Today's Home Office media stories include the Home Secretary meeting with French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner on Channel migrant crossings, and a report on sham marriages. Home Secretary’s small boats meeting in Paris The Times, Metro, Mirror, Guardian and Telegraph …
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Home Office in the media is the Home Office's blog on the latest topical home affairs issues. It features a review of leading media stories, responses to breaking news, rebuttal to inaccurate reports, and ministerial comment.
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- Media factsheet: EU Settlement Scheme 2 July 2020