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G4S makes £14.3 million profit from Brook House contract “despite serious failings”

A National Audit Office (NAO) investigation conducted for the Home Affairs Committee following a Panorama programme which revealed shocking levels of abuse against detainees has shown for the first time that G4S made £14.3 million in profit from Brook House immigration removal...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019
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Home Affairs Committee points to “serious risk of security downgrade” if Prime Minister’s Brexit deal wins Parliamentary vote

In its detailed report on Home Office preparations for Brexit, the Home Affairs Select Committee has warned that the political declaration agreed by the UK and the EU is seriously lacking in detail on security, customs and border arrangements and that there’s a real danger...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
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Three-quarters of retailers “concerned” over police service response to crime

The Association of Convenience Stores has responded to the publication of the Home Affairs Committee’s report into policing, urging the Government to take action to ensure that police forces are adequately resourced to deal with crime. The Association’s figures show that...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018
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Brexit negotiators “putting public safety at unnecessary risk” claims Home Affairs Committee

Lack of progress and political red lines on both the UK and EU sides are standing in the way of a security deal and putting public safety at serious and unnecessary risk. That’s the view of the Home Affairs Committee as outlined in its follow-up report into UK-EU security...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
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Brexit negotiations “must focus on security co-operation immediately” urges Home Affairs Committee

A report published by the Home Affairs Committee in Parliament warns of “serious legal, constitutional and political obstacles” in the way of achieving continued close policing and security co-operation post-Brexit. Entitled ‘UK-EU Security Co-operation After...
Posted On 27 Mar 2018
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Internet giants “consciously failing” to tackle scourge of extremism on the web

In its report published following an inquiry that has lasted 12 months and included visits to Glasgow, Bradford and Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, the Home Affairs Committee has stated that social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are “consciously...
Posted On 25 Aug 2016
Keith Vaz MP: Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee
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“Police and Crime Commissioners are here to stay” urges Home Affairs Committee report

The Home Affairs Committee believes that Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are here to stay, but warns of a lack of competition for chief constable vacancies and the need for more transparency across the police service. As the first four-year term of PCCs draws to a close,...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
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Independent Panel needed to “sort out” Home Office police funding “shambles” states Home Affairs Committee

A “rushed, chaotic and opaque process combined with serious official error has undermined confidence”. That’s according to a report published by the Home Affairs Committee entitled: ‘Reform of the Police Funding Formula’. The Home Affairs Committee...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015