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Home Office funds PCCs to support further police and fire collaboration

Home Office funds PCCs to support further police and fire collaboration

The award follows approval from the Police Reform and Transformation Board.

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Minister for Policing and the Fire Service visits the Police Rehabilitation Centre

Minister for Policing and the Fire Service visits the Police Rehabilitation Centre

The minister for Policing and the Fire Service, Brandon Lewis, visited the Police Rehabilitation Centre yesterday (Tuesday 28 February), at Flint House in Goring-on-Thames.

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Investigatory powers codes of practice consultation launched

Investigatory powers codes of practice consultation launched

A consultation has been launched on five new codes of practice under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016.

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New government guidelines will end the practice of boomerang bosses

New government guidelines will end the practice of boomerang bosses

New government guidelines will stop senior fire officers from being re-employed in the same or similar roles after they have retired.

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New Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation appointed

New Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation appointed

The Home Secretary has appointed Max Hill QC as the government’s new Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation.

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Government delivers £40 million to tackle child sexual abuse and child trafficking

Government delivers £40 million to tackle child sexual abuse and child trafficking

Home Secretary announces £40 million package of government measures to protect children and young people from sexual abuse.

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner contract extended

Surveillance Camera Commissioner contract extended

The Home Office has extended Tony Porter’s contract for a further 3 years.

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Policing and Crime Bill receives Royal Assent

Policing and Crime Bill receives Royal Assent

A key bill in the police reform agenda has today achieved Royal Assent.

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Local alcohol action areas will tackle alcohol related harms

Local alcohol action areas will tackle alcohol related harms

Home Office announces the second phase of the local alcohol action areas (LAAA) programme which sees 33 new regions coming on board.

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Government takes action on county line drug gangs

Government takes action on county line drug gangs

The Home Secretary announces plans to crack down on ‘deal-lines’ used by county lines drugs gangs.

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Home Secretary visits Greenwich volunteer police cadets

Home Secretary visits Greenwich volunteer police cadets

Amber Rudd inspected the cadets, presented awards and heard the unit’s work helping the police prevent crime in the local area.

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Counterfeit Christmas gifts seized by Border Force

Counterfeit Christmas gifts seized by Border Force

Fake Harry Potter wands, “Paco Rabanne” perfume and “Beats” headphones among items intercepted.

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Government and retailers tackle knife crime together

Government and retailers tackle knife crime together

More major high street names join scheme to help prevent sales of knives to under-18s.

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Home Secretary visits Britain’s biggest gurdwara

Home Secretary visits Britain’s biggest gurdwara

Amber Rudd meets Sikh community to discuss hate crime.

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New protection for victims of 'stranger stalking'

New protection for victims of 'stranger stalking'

Home Secretary announces plans for stalking protection orders.

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Home Secretary hosts forum to end FGM

Home Secretary hosts forum to end FGM

Amber Rudd leads joint action on FGM.

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Home Secretary grants further police transformation funding

Home Secretary grants further police transformation funding

More than £26 million awarded over the next 3 years to support 28 transformational policing projects.

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Home Secretary grants further police transformation funding

Home Secretary grants further police transformation funding

More than £26 million awarded over the next 3 years to support 28 transformational policing projects.

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Investigatory Powers Bill receives Royal Assent

Investigatory Powers Bill receives Royal Assent

A landmark bill which sets out and governs the powers available to the police, security and intelligence agencies to gather and access electronic communications has received Royal Assent.

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Millie Banerjee appointed interim chair of College of Policing

Millie Banerjee appointed interim chair of College of Policing

Home Secretary approves appointment to replace former chair, Dame Shirley Pearce.

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Government awards £700k to tackle hate crime

Government awards £700k to tackle hate crime

Nine community projects and 59 places of worship have been awarded Home Office funding to tackle hate crime

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Professor Alan Manning appointed as chair of the Migration Advisory Committee

Professor Alan Manning appointed as chair of the Migration Advisory Committee

Professor Manning appointed for a 3 year term.

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Parliament notified of Europol opt in intention

Parliament notified of Europol opt in intention

Explanatory memorandum on intention to exercise right to opt into revised Europol framework published.

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Calais migrant camp: Home Secretary statement

Calais migrant camp: Home Secretary statement

Home Secretary Amber Rudd gave an update on the joint work of the UK and French governments in Calais.

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Home Secretary awards Police Now with funding to help expansion

Home Secretary awards Police Now with funding to help expansion

£5million will help Police Now expand across 19 forces and take on 250 graduates recruits.

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Home Secretary strengthens police response to modern slavery

Home Secretary strengthens police response to modern slavery

Home Secretary announces £8.5 million investment to tackle modern slavery.

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Unaccompanied minors arrive in UK ahead of Calais camp clearance

Unaccompanied minors arrive in UK ahead of Calais camp clearance

A group of unaccompanied children have been transferred from Calais to the UK today (17 October).

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Joint press statement from Bernard Cazeneuve and Amber Rudd

Joint press statement from Bernard Cazeneuve and Amber Rudd

The French Interior Minister and British Home Secretary agree to work together to ensure the successful dismantling of the Calais camp.

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Sarah Rapson to leave Home Office

Sarah Rapson to leave Home Office

Director General of UK Visas & Immigration departs after more than 11 years at the Home Office.

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Home Secretary attends signing of Colombian peace deal

Home Secretary attends signing of Colombian peace deal

Peace deal marks the end of over 50 years of internal conflict in South American country.

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Home Secretary re admits 13 forces to the best use of stop and search scheme

Home Secretary re admits 13 forces to the best use of stop and search scheme

The forces were found to be failing to meet 3 or more of the scheme’s requirements during inspections in 2015.

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Home Secretary honours special constables and police volunteers

Home Secretary honours special constables and police volunteers

Home Office hosts annual Lord Ferrers Awards to mark the extraordinary achievements of volunteers in policing.

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Home Office announces support for groups tackling extremism

Home Office announces support for groups tackling extremism

The Home Office today launched a programme of support for frontline organisations working to challenge extremism in their communities.

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First anniversary of government commitment to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees

First anniversary of government commitment to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees

Anniversary is marked by the arrival of more than 100 refugees.

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Immigration Minister opens new passport office in Durham

Immigration Minister opens new passport office in Durham

Robert Goodwill unveiled the new site, which is Her Majesty’s Passport Office’s largest office.

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Immigration Minister signs agreement with Nigeria on returning stolen criminal assets

Immigration Minister signs agreement with Nigeria on returning stolen criminal assets

Criminal assets stolen in Nigeria and seized in the UK are to be returned to the West African country through a new agreement signed this week.

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Headshops closed and offenders arrested after 'legal highs' ban

Headshops closed and offenders arrested after 'legal highs' ban

Three months after landmark legislation commenced on 26 May 2016, figures show 332 retailers no longer selling psychoactive substances and 186 arrests.

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Government calls for greater collaboration between police forces to drive down costs

Government calls for greater collaboration between police forces to drive down costs

Government publishes the latest round of police procurement data

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Government announces successful bids to £15 million mental health fund

Government announces successful bids to £15 million mental health fund

Forty-one projects awarded funding for places of safety for people in mental health crisis.

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New digital visa application service now available worldwide

New digital visa application service now available worldwide

The global roll out of the Home Office’s Access UK visit visa service is now complete.

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New chair to lead independent inquiry into child sexual abuse

New chair to lead independent inquiry into child sexual abuse

Professor Alexis Jay to take over as chair after serving as a member of the current inquiry panel.

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New powers to tackle slavery at sea

New powers to tackle slavery at sea

Safeguarding Minister Sarah Newton announces the commencement of new powers in the Modern Slavery Act.

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Home Secretary awards £23 million to help transform policing

Home Secretary awards £23 million to help transform policing

Fourteen ground-breaking projects will receive money from the police transformation fund.

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Home Secretary accepts resignation from Chair of Child Sex Abuse Inquiry

Home Secretary accepts resignation from Chair of Child Sex Abuse Inquiry

Dame Lowell Goddard resigns as Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

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Home Office unites with charities to end slavery

Home Office unites with charities to end slavery

Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Safeguarding Minister Sarah Newton meet campaigners to outline new government action to end slavery.

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