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Home Secretary responds to Lord Anderson's stock-take of the Operational Improvement Review

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Today the Government published Lord Anderson’s stock-take of the Operational Improvement Review (OIR) following the 2017 terrorist attacks. The report outlines the progress that both MI5 and the police have made in implementing the recommendations of the OIR. In response, the …

What is the Government doing to tackle violent crime?          

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Yesterday the Offensive Weapons Act received Royal Assent, bringing in tough new measures that strengthen law enforcement’s response to violent crime. The Act will make it illegal to possess dangerous weapons in private, including knuckledusters, zombie knives and death star …

Home Office in the media blog: Tuesday 16 April

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Home Office in the media

Today's Home Office stories include the Home Secretary's speech on serious violence, firearms legislation, and the one year anniversary of Windrush. Home Secretary’s serious violence speech There is widespread reporting of the Home Secretary’s speech yesterday in which he said he …

Julian Assange statement and extradition factsheet

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Following the arrest today of Julian Assange, the Home Office published the below statement and factsheet on extradition. A Home Office spokesperson said: “We can confirm that Julian Assange was arrested in relation to a provisional extradition request from the United …