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Tag: UK Home Office

  • Monday, April 30th 2018 - 08:09 UTC

    UK Home Secretary resigns amid immigration and quotas scandal

    Ms Rudd phoned PM May to inform of her decision following a week of growing  pressure over an immigration scandal and increasing calls for her to quit.

    Britain's interior minister, Home Secretary, Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday amid claims she misled lawmakers over whether her department held targets for removing illegal immigrants in the country. “The prime minister has tonight accepted the resignation of the home secretary,” said a spokesman for the office of premier Theresa May.

  • Tuesday, November 17th 2015 - 06:41 UTC

    Falklands addresses European refugee crisis and possible assistance

    MLA Mike Summers met with members of the UK Home Office team recently in the UK

    Following requests from a number of members of the public to assess the possibility of assisting with the European refugee crisis, the Falkland Islands government, FIG, has reviewed with HMG the options to take part in their resettlement scheme.

  • Tuesday, August 19th 2014 - 08:45 UTC

    UK Home Office loses arbitration and is ordered to pay Raytheon £224m

    Home Affairs Committee chairman Keith Vaz called it a “catastrophic result”.

    The UK Home Office has been told to pay £224m to a major US corporation it sacked for failing to deliver a controversial secure borders program. Ministers will pay Raytheon £50m in damages, plus other costs. The order to make the payments comes from a binding arbitration tribunal. Home Affairs Committee chairman Keith Vaz called it a “catastrophic result”.