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New technology to detect knives in public places

New technology to detect knives in public places

New technology designed to spot hidden weapons will be used by police officers in London for the first time today.

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New technology to detect knives in public places

New technology to detect knives in public places

New technology designed to spot hidden weapons will be used by police officers in London for the first time today.

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Terms of reference for independent review of Prevent announced

Terms of reference for independent review of Prevent announced

The terms of reference setting out the purpose and structure of the independent review have been published today.

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Guidance: Independent review of Prevent: terms of reference

Guidance: Independent review of Prevent: terms of reference

This document sets out the purpose, objectives, outputs and scope of the independent review of Prevent.

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National Statistics: Police workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2019 second edition

National Statistics: Police workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2019 second edition

Statistics on police workforce numbers in the 43 police forces in England and Wales and the British Transport Police.

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Correspondence: Circular 007/2019: Eyesight standards, police recruitment

Correspondence: Circular 007/2019: Eyesight standards, police recruitment

This circular explains a change to the eyesight standards for police recruitment.

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Correspondence: EU Settlement Scheme: letter

Correspondence: EU Settlement Scheme: letter

Minister of State for the Home Office Brandon Lewis has written to Guy Verhofstadt about the EU Settlement Scheme.

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Detailed guide: Controlled drugs: industrial hemp

Detailed guide: Controlled drugs: industrial hemp

Information for prospective growers of low THC cannabis (industrial hemp), for the production of seed and fibre only.

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Official Statistics: Asset recovery statistical bulletin: financial years ending 2014 to 2019

Official Statistics: Asset recovery statistical bulletin: financial years ending 2014 to 2019

Five year data snapshot of asset recovery, using Proceeds of Crime Act powers, as amended by the Criminal Finances Act, and includes data on the use of the Asset Recovery Incentivisation Scheme.

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Policy paper: Asset recovery action plan

Policy paper: Asset recovery action plan

Explains how we will improve our response to criminal finances. Includes the legal, operational and public-private partnership actions that we will pursue.

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Guidance: European firearms requirements if there’s no Brexit deal

Guidance: European firearms requirements if there’s no Brexit deal

UK residents will no longer be able to use a European Firearms Pass.

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Guidance: Trading in drug precursors if there’s no Brexit deal

Guidance: Trading in drug precursors if there’s no Brexit deal

How trading in drug precursor chemicals would be affected if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

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National campaign to recruit 20,000 police officers launches today

National campaign to recruit 20,000 police officers launches today

Up to 6,000 officers to be recruited in the first year backed by £750 million of government funding, following commitment to increase police over next 3 years.

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Government announces immigration plans for no deal Brexit

Government announces immigration plans for no deal Brexit

If there's a no deal Brexit, border controls will be introduced to make it harder for criminals to enter the UK.

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Commissioning letter to the MAC on a points based system for migration

Commissioning letter to the MAC on a points based system for migration

The Home Secretary's commissioning letter to the chair of the Migration Advisory Committee on a review of the Australian immigration system and other similar systems.

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New system to simplify and speed up modern slavery referrals

New system to simplify and speed up modern slavery referrals

Digitisation of National Referral Mechanism to support victims of modern slavery.

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Animals in Science Regulation Unit: newsletters

Animals in Science Regulation Unit: newsletters

Newsletters providing information from the Animals in Science Regulation Unit (ASRU).

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Animals in Science Regulation Unit: newsletters

Animals in Science Regulation Unit: newsletters

Newsletters providing information from the Animals in Science Regulation Unit (ASRU).

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Draft guidance published to underpin the Offensive Weapons Act

Draft guidance published to underpin the Offensive Weapons Act

Home Secretary Priti Patel has launched 2 consultations paving the way for new powers to tackle knife crime.

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One million granted status under the EU Settlement Scheme

One million granted status under the EU Settlement Scheme

New statistics up to the end of July show more than 950,000 applications from England, 50,000 from Scotland, 15,000 from Wales and 12,000 from Northern Ireland.

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Special #knifefree chicken boxes launched across the country

Special #knifefree chicken boxes launched across the country

Special chicken boxes warning young people about the dangers of carrying a knife are being introduced in chicken shops across Britain, the policing minister has announced today.

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Letter to the HASC confirming appointment of the Independent Reviewer of Prevent

Letter to the HASC confirming appointment of the Independent Reviewer of Prevent

Letter from Home Secretary Priti Patel to Yvette Cooper MP, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee.

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Lord Carlile to lead independent review of Prevent

Lord Carlile to lead independent review of Prevent

The government has announced the appointment of the Independent Reviewer of Prevent.

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Funding for Violence Reduction Units announced

Funding for Violence Reduction Units announced

Policing Minister confirms £35 million for 18 Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) to set up Violence Reduction Units.

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Government lifts emergency stop and search restrictions

Government lifts emergency stop and search restrictions

A stop and search pilot has today been rolled out to all 43 forces in England and Wales

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PM sets out vision to cement UK as a science superpower

PM sets out vision to cement UK as a science superpower

The world’s top scientists will be encouraged to move to the UK under a shake-up of immigration rules announced by the Prime Minister today.

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Home Secretary visits the police hubs leading Brexit preparations

Home Secretary visits the police hubs leading Brexit preparations

Home Secretary Priti Patel received a briefing today on how police forces will coordinate operations ahead of Brexit.

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Prime Minister opens first meeting of national policing board

Prime Minister opens first meeting of national policing board

The board will drive forward the Government’s commitment to recruit 20,000 new officers over the next three years.

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Security summit ends with pledges to tackle emerging threats

Security summit ends with pledges to tackle emerging threats

Five Country Ministerial meeting concludes with commitments to work together on emerging threats.

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Police forces save £273 million in three years on equipment cost

Police forces save £273 million in three years on equipment cost

The Home Office has today published the third ‘basket of goods’ data set allowing the public to compare what each police force spends on common items to ensure best value for money.

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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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