James Brokenshire: Minister for Security and Immigration
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Operators ready for Government’s introduction of exit checks at the UK border

The UK Government is working closely with ports and carriers for the introduction of exit checks at the border from 8 April. Exit checks will improve the Government’s understanding of who’s leaving the UK and, at the same time, create a much clearer picture of who’s...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015
Chief constable Sara Thornton
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Co-ordination of operational policing begins at the all-new National Police Chiefs’ Council

The new body designed specifically to co-ordinate operational policing and collaboration among forces at the national level has been formally established today. The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) will bring together operationally independent and locally accountable chief...
Posted On 01 Apr 2015
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond speaking at RUSI
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Foreign Secretary praises diligent work of Secret Intelligence Service and GCHQ in RUSI speech

Philip Hammond MP has given a detailed speech at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in which he praised the work of the Secret Intelligence Service and GCHQ. During his delivery, the Foreign Secretary focused on current threats to British citizens posed by international...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
David Bolt: the new Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
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David Bolt appointed Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

Home Secretary Theresa May has announced that David Bolt will be the next Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration. Bolt is currently CEO of the International Federation of Spirits Producers, an organisation that works diligently to combat the counterfeiting of its...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015
Defence giant and national security specialist Raytheon UK designed and hosted a simulated cyber terrorist strike on Saturday at London’s iconic BT Tower
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Defence giant Raytheon UK stages cyber battle at BT Tower to unearth future security talent

Last Saturday, defence giant and national security specialist Raytheon UK designed and hosted a simulated cyber terrorist strike at London’s iconic BT Tower in a bid to unearth new talent that can defend the UK against growing cyber threats. Part of the Government-backed Cyber...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
The Home Affairs Select Committee believes that the 'new landscape of policing' in the UK is not yet complete
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“New landscape of policing not yet complete” states Home Affairs Select Committee report

The Home Affairs Select Committee of the House of Commons has now issued its report: ‘Evaluating the New Architecture of Policing: The College of Policing and The National Crime Agency’, the final publication resulting from the Committee’s ongoing work designed to...
Posted On 18 Feb 2015
James Brokenshire MP: tough on foreign criminals
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‘Deport first, appeal later’ measures beginning to crack down on foreign criminals states Home Office

Nearly 800 foreign criminals are being removed from the UK as tough new ‘deport first, appeal later’ measures really begin to make their mark. Powers introduced in the UK Government’s flagship Immigration Act 2014 are cracking down on the ‘appeals conveyor belt’ often...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has launched the UK Anti-Corruption Plan
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UK Anti-Corruption Plan unveiled by coalition Government

A wide-ranging and ambitious programme specifically designed to boost the UK’s ability to tackle corruption at home and abroad has been announced by the coalition Government. The UK Anti-Corruption Plan, which includes over 60 actions for Government and partners, will set the...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015