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Home Office announces extension to deadline for Grenfell Tower survivors to access leave to remain

Home Office announces extension to deadline for Grenfell Tower survivors to access leave to remain

Foreign nationals given until end of January to come forward to access special policy.

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Ben Wallace meets Tunisian Minister at the Home Office

Ben Wallace meets Tunisian Minister at the Home Office

Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP met Mr Mehdi Ben Gharbia to discuss counter-terrorism.

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Review into harassment and intimidation near abortion clinics

Review into harassment and intimidation near abortion clinics

The Home Secretary has today ordered an in-depth assessment of protests outside abortion clinics following concerns about the tactics of some protesters.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd appoints Millie Banerjee as new College of Policing Chair

Home Secretary Amber Rudd appoints Millie Banerjee as new College of Policing Chair

Millie Banerjee takes over on a permanent basis as chair of the college.

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Dr Gillian Tully reappointed in key role for setting standards for forensic science

Dr Gillian Tully reappointed in key role for setting standards for forensic science

The Home Office has today (14 November) announced the reappointment of Dr Gillian Tully as Forensic Science Regulator.

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Forthcoming consultation on our response to the CJEU judgment on data retention

Forthcoming consultation on our response to the CJEU judgment on data retention

We will shortly launch a public consultation on the government’s response to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgment on data retention.

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Modern slavery victims to receive longer period of support

Modern slavery victims to receive longer period of support

Home Office announces reforms to National Referral Mechanism, including trebling 'move on' support and expert advocates for child trafficking victims.

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Home Office consults on using body worn video for police interviews

Home Office consults on using body worn video for police interviews

Changes will mean suspects are interviewed at the scene of a crime, saving officers time and freeing them up for other duties.

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First director general appointed to lead new Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC)

First director general appointed to lead new Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC)

Harrow Council chief executive Michael Lockwood has today (20 October) been confirmed as the first director general of the new Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

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Baroness Williams speech to National Black Police Association

Baroness Williams speech to National Black Police Association

Minister addresses the conference on the topic of diversity in policing and tackling hate crime.

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Modern Slavery Taskforce agrees new measures to support victims

Modern Slavery Taskforce agrees new measures to support victims

Home Secretary Amber Rudd announces new measures to improve identification and support for victims of modern slavery.

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Home Office announces changes to Grenfell immigration policy

Home Office announces changes to Grenfell immigration policy

The Home Office today announced changes to the dedicated immigration policy for survivors of the Grenfell Tower tragedy so it provides a route to settlement in the UK.

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Leading businesses unite to tackle slavery

Leading businesses unite to tackle slavery

The Home Secretary hosted CEOs of some of the UK’s largest companies at the first Business Against Slavery Forum.

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Home Office to review air weapons regulation in England and Wales

Home Office to review air weapons regulation in England and Wales

Revised edition of the Home Office guidance for air weapons users also published.

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Major counter terrorism exercise concludes

Major counter terrorism exercise concludes

A counter-terrorism exercise has concluded after 3 days of simulated police and emergency service activity.

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Law tightened to target terrorists' use of the internet

Law tightened to target terrorists' use of the internet

Counter-terrorism laws are to be updated to make sure those who repeatedly view terrorist content online face up to 15 years in jail.

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Home Secretary to consult on new laws on offensive weapons

Home Secretary to consult on new laws on offensive weapons

Home Office to consult on measures to clamp down on the use of offensive and dangerous weapons.

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Home Secretary to consult on new laws on offensive weapons

Home Secretary to consult on new laws on offensive weapons

Home Office to consult on measures to clamp down on the use of offensive and dangerous weapons.

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Home Office to crack down on online child sexual abuse with new cutting edge technology

Home Office to crack down on online child sexual abuse with new cutting edge technology

Home Office invests in ground-breaking technology to tackle online child sexual abuse.

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Consultation launched into new right of appeal at Investigatory Powers Tribunal

Consultation launched into new right of appeal at Investigatory Powers Tribunal

A public consultation on draft rules governing proceedings at the Investigatory Powers Tribunal has been launched today by Security Minister Ben Wallace.

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Action to stop safe space for criminal and terrorist communications

Action to stop safe space for criminal and terrorist communications

The government has taken steps to prevent the creation of a safe space for criminals and terrorists to communicate.

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New funding announced for victims of sexual abuse

New funding announced for victims of sexual abuse

Four victims’ charities to benefit from funding award

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Home Office advertises for extremism commissioner

Home Office advertises for extremism commissioner

The Home Office will this week launch a recruitment campaign to appoint a Lead Commissioner for Countering Extremism.

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Home Office sets out police pay award for 2017 to 2018

Home Office sets out police pay award for 2017 to 2018

Home Secretary confirms rank and file police officers to receive 2% pay award in 2017 to 2018.

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Home Secretary's statement on the re opening of Manchester Arena

Home Secretary's statement on the re opening of Manchester Arena

The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, has today (9 September) issued a statement about the re-opening of Manchester Arena following the terror attack in May.

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Investigatory Powers Commissioner establishes oversight regime

Investigatory Powers Commissioner establishes oversight regime

From today (1 September 2017), Lord Justice Fulford has commenced his new role overseeing the use of investigatory powers.

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Immigration deadline for Grenfell Tower residents extended

Immigration deadline for Grenfell Tower residents extended

Home Office announces deadline to access leave to remain has moved until end of November 2017.

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Home Office publishes second report on statistics collected under exit checks programme

Home Office publishes second report on statistics collected under exit checks programme

The Home Office has today published the second report on the data collected on travellers departing and arriving in the UK as part of the exit checks programme.

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New Home Office Chief Scientific Adviser appointed

New Home Office Chief Scientific Adviser appointed

Professor John Aston has been appointed as the Home Office’s new Chief Scientific Adviser.

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Government to commission assessment of international students

Government to commission assessment of international students

Home Secretary to ask Migration Advisory Committee to complete detailed study of impact of international students in the UK.

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'Outdated’ landing cards to be withdrawn as part of digital border transformation

'Outdated’ landing cards to be withdrawn as part of digital border transformation

Plans to ease travel for more than 16 million non-European passengers who arrive in the UK each year were today announced by the Home Office.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd calls for united stand against online terror

Home Secretary Amber Rudd calls for united stand against online terror

Home Secretary Amber Rudd today (Tuesday 1 August) hailed the first meeting of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism as a major step forward in the fight against online terrorist material.

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Launch of consultation on Criminal Finances Act Codes of Practice

Launch of consultation on Criminal Finances Act Codes of Practice

A 4-week consultation has been launched on the Codes of Practice that will help law enforcement officers confiscate valuable items and other assets acquired using the proceeds of crime as well as tackle the financing of terrorism.

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Home Secretary commissions major study on EU workers

Home Secretary commissions major study on EU workers

The Home Secretary has today (27 July) commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to examine the role EU nationals play in the UK economy and society.

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New Director General of Immigration Enforcement appointed

New Director General of Immigration Enforcement appointed

Hugh Ind has been appointed as the new Director General of Immigration Enforcement, the Home Office announced today (18 July).

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Home Secretary takes further action to tackle knife crime

Home Secretary takes further action to tackle knife crime

The Home Secretary has today (18 July) announced plans to consult on new offences to toughen up knife crime laws.

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Draft Technical Capability Regulations notified to European Commission following targeted consultation

Draft Technical Capability Regulations notified to European Commission following targeted consultation

Regulations to help make companies maintain the technical capability to respond to warrants and authorisations from law enforcement.

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Man jailed for attempting to smuggle 22 people into the UK

Man jailed for attempting to smuggle 22 people into the UK

A people smuggler has today (13 July) been jailed after admitting trying to travel through Harwich International Port with 22 Afghan nationals hidden in the back of his lorry.

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Government announces further funding to tackle gang related violence

Government announces further funding to tackle gang related violence

The Home Office is providing almost £100,000 new funding to tackle the issues around gang violence.

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Home Office hosts joint summit on ‘acid attacks’

Home Office hosts joint summit on ‘acid attacks’

The Home Office has held a joint event with the NPCC to bring together law enforcement, government, retailers and medical experts to tackle the issue of ‘acid attacks’.

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Home Secretary awards £17m to tackle violence against women and girls

Home Secretary awards £17m to tackle violence against women and girls

Amber Rudd has announced more than 40 projects will share around £17m from the VAWG Service Transformation Fund to help prevent violence against women and girls.

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Refugees of all nationalities fleeing Syria are now eligible for resettlement in the UK

Refugees of all nationalities fleeing Syria are now eligible for resettlement in the UK

The Syrian Vulnerable Person Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) will be expanded to include refugees of all nationalities who have fled the conflict in Syria to neighbouring countries.

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Eid al Fitr 2017: Home Secretary's message

Eid al Fitr 2017: Home Secretary's message

"To all Muslims, in this country and around the world, I wish you a happy and peaceful Eid." Home Secretary Amber Rudd.

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Home Secretary and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg discuss the online terrorist threat

Home Secretary and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg discuss the online terrorist threat

The Home Secretary and Culture Secretary met Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook today (23 June).

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Immigration minister visits Heathrow Airport

Immigration minister visits Heathrow Airport

Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis gets to grip with Border Force operations during a visit to Heathrow Airport on Tuesday 20 June.

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