Today's Home Office media stories include a court being told that MI5 kept material illegally, public appointments, child informants, and an extradition request for Julian Assange.
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Today's leading stories include a foiled terror plot, discussions around migrants crossing the Channel and concerns of abuse of Section 45 of the Modern Slavery Act.
In March, the Home Secretary announced he was giving police forces in areas most affected by serious violence greater powers to use Section 60, empowering officers to stop and search anyone in a designated area without needing reasonable grounds for …
Clarification on the funding for Operation Grange.
Today's leading stories include the sentencing of an imam in France for his role in facilitating migrants attempting to cross the Channel and also concerns around the use of predictive algorithms in policing.
Today's leading stories include the Migration Advisory Committee's report on the shortage occupation list and the Home Affairs Committee's comments on the EU Settlement Scheme.
Today's leading story is a report from the National Audit Office on the response to allegations of cheating on an English-language test.
Today's leading story concerns the freezing of assets of a relative of President Bashir al-Assad.
Today's leading story is the outcome of a Supreme Court hearing regarding the Investigatory Powers Tribunal.
Today's leading stories include the case of a humanist asylum seeker and the sale of knives to under-18s.
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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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