Yvette Cooper: chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee

Labour’s Yvette Cooper re-elected as chair of Home Affairs Select Committee

Yvette Cooper has been re-elected chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee in Parliament following an unopposed election for the position. Cooper is the Labour MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford. Commenting on her re-election, Cooper said: “I’m very pleased...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020
Abbey Petkar

Brexit: Why is it ‘All Quiet’ on the Private Security Industry Front?

Abbey Petkar finds it strange just how quiet the security industry is on the subject of Brexit. Whether you voted to leave or remain, whether you believe in Theresa May’s exit strategy or feel that the Prime Minister is wasting valuable time, Brexit is undoubtedly the topic of...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019

Mitie Care & Custody wins ten-year contract with Home Office for immigration security

Mitie’s Care & Custody business has been awarded a ten-year contract with the Home Office worth an estimated £525 million through a competitive tender process*. The business will now be responsible for escorting immigration detainees, both within the UK and overseas, on...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017

New powers designed to strengthen coastal security unveiled by Home Office and Border Force

Britain’s maritime security looks set to be bolstered as new powers specifically designed to help target smugglers and prevent illegal entry come into force. The Conservative Government has also revealed details of further investment in maritime patrol capability. James...
Posted On 27 May 2016