Today's Home Office-related news includes coverage of the latest net migration figures and comments made by the Security Minister in Parliament yesterday.
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The Government's Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement (VPR) scheme has now helped resettle more than 5,000 Syrian refugees in the UK, the latest Home Office immigration statistics have revealed.
Today's Home Office-related news includes coverage of the appointment of Cressida Dick as the new Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and the Supreme Court judgment on income rules for those wishing to bring a foreign spouse to the UK.
The latest net migration statistics for the period between July and September 2016 have been released by the Office for National Statistics this morning.
Cressida Dick will be the next Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced today (Wednesday, 22 February).
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