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Bullying inquiry head quits as Johnson backs Patel
Priti Patel arrives for a cabinet meeting at the Foreign Office.
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Bullying inquiry head quits as Johnson backs Patel

Government standards adviser out after PM sticks by embattled home secretary
20 Nov 2020
Trafficking victim suing Patel over ‘abuse of data’
Priti Patel
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Trafficking victim suing Patel over ‘abuse of data’

Lawyers argue Home Office breached human rights of ‘extremely vulnerable’ woman
31 Jul 2020
Isis bride Shamima Begum’s journey to Syria - and back
Shamima Begum
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Isis bride Shamima Begum’s journey to Syria - and back

Court rules that former Londoner may return to UK to fight decision to revoke her British citizenship
17 Jul 2020
Home Office ‘has no idea’ how many people in UK illegally
Priti Patel
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Home Office ‘has no idea’ how many people in UK illegally

New NAO report says government has not updated estimated figures for undocumented migrants for 15 years
17 Jun 2020
Is Priti Patel guilty of gaslighting BLM protesters?
Priti Patel
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Is Priti Patel guilty of gaslighting BLM protesters?

Labour MPs accuse home secretary of exploiting her Asian heritage in racism debate
12 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: what will happen to foreign nationals in UK?
Priti Patel
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Coronavirus: what will happen to foreign nationals in UK?

Priti Patel urged to give NHS workers and their families indefinite right to stay
8 Apr 2020
Windrush report: Home Office showed ‘institutional racism’
Demonstrators hold placards during a protest in support of the Windrush generation in Windrush Square, Brixton
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Windrush report: Home Office showed ‘institutional racism’

Long-awaited report prompts official apology from Home Secretary Priti Patel
20 Mar 2020

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The role of home secretary: a poisoned chalice?
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The role of home secretary: a poisoned chalice?

Priti Patel is latest Home Office boss in the firing line
4 Mar 2020
Will Priti Patel resign?
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Will Priti Patel resign?

Former aide reportedly received £25,000 payout over alleged bullying
3 Mar 2020
The allegations against Priti Patel
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The allegations against Priti Patel

Permanent secretary refused to obey order to remove senior official because it was Christmas
28 Feb 2020
Behind the Home Office’s ‘civil war’ drama
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Behind the Home Office’s ‘civil war’ drama

Boris Johnson is advised against civil service cull amid damaging leaks against Home Secretary Priti Patel
24 Feb 2020
Is the chicken shop anti-knife crime campaign racist?
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Is the chicken shop anti-knife crime campaign racist?

MPs say Home Office scheme is offensive and stereotypes black people
15 Aug 2019
Five men killed after being deported from UK to Jamaica
Home Office
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Five men killed after being deported from UK to Jamaica

Revelation set to increase pressure on Home Office following Windrush scandal
10 May 2019
English language test scandal could be bigger than Windrush
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English language test scandal could be bigger than Windrush

Home Office under pressure over ‘hostile environment’ strategy that has left thousands of foreign students facing deportation
25 Apr 2019
Home Office uses Bible verses to deny Christian asylum
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Home Office uses Bible verses to deny Christian asylum

Refusal letter says the passages are ‘inconsistent’ with Iranian man’s claim to have converted to ‘peaceful’ religion
21 Mar 2019
Home Office refuses to let great-grandparents remain in UK
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Home Office refuses to let great-grandparents remain in UK

Great-grandparents rely on family for support and help care for their autistic grandson
18 Jan 2019
Landlords ‘refusing to rent to minority Brits’
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Landlords ‘refusing to rent to minority Brits’

UK’s ‘hostile environment’ migration policy makes property owners ‘fearful of getting things wrong’, court told
19 Dec 2018
Knife crime: are police or Home Office ultimately to blame?
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Knife crime: are police or Home Office ultimately to blame?

Police react with fury after home secretary urges Scotland Yard to ‘step up response’ to violent crime
9 Nov 2018
Home Office told to ‘get a grip’ on police funding
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Home Office told to ‘get a grip’ on police funding

Damning National Audit Office report criticises department’s ‘ineffective and detached’ approach
11 Sep 2018
Sajid Javid offers ‘olive branch’ to police
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Sajid Javid offers ‘olive branch’ to police

Minister pledges funding increase for the force in first major speech as home secretary
23 May 2018
Windrush: will Amber Rudd resign?
Amber Rudd has been home secretary since July 2016
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Windrush: will Amber Rudd resign?

Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for Home Secretary to go
26 Apr 2018
Windrush generation to be granted citizenship papers
Demonstrators hold placards during a protest in support of the Windrush generation in Windrush Square, Brixton
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Windrush generation to be granted citizenship papers

Home Secretary attempts to draw line under scandal after calls to resign
24 Apr 2018
Homelessness charity helped deport rough sleepers
The numbers of UK homeless has rise sharply since 2010
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Homelessness charity helped deport rough sleepers

St Mungo’s worked with immigration patrols looking for illegal migrants
6 Mar 2018
What now for the ‘Snooper’s Charter’?
Theresa May has been instrumental in getting the snooper's charter into law
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What now for the ‘Snooper’s Charter’?

Labour and human rights groups hail victory after surveillance act ruled unlawful in personal blow to Theresa May
31 Jan 2018
Police 'rationing' services in face of budget cuts
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Police 'rationing' services in face of budget cuts

Watchdog raises 'red flag' after report highlights forces 'artificially suppressing or downgrading' emergency calls
2 Mar 2017
Child sex abuse inquiry: First public hearings finally begin
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Child sex abuse inquiry: First public hearings finally begin

Professor Alexis Jay will hear evidence on child migrants sent to Australia and abused last century
27 Feb 2017
Who is Lauri Love? Hacking suspect to be extradited to US
Lauri Love
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Who is Lauri Love? Hacking suspect to be extradited to US

Home Secretary has backed decision to extradite the activist to America, where lawyers fear he will be driven to suicide
15 Nov 2016
Ai Weiwei: Home Office to rethink visa ban after outcry
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Ai Weiwei: Home Office to rethink visa ban after outcry

Dissident Chinese artist had application rejected over 'criminal conviction'
31 Jul 2015
UK exit checks: why it now takes longer to leave the country
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UK exit checks: why it now takes longer to leave the country

From today the government is reintroducing exit checks for ferry and rail passengers leaving the UK
8 Apr 2015
Calais migrant crisis: how can the 'border war' be solved?
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Calais migrant crisis: how can the 'border war' be solved?

Migrants try to storm ferry bound for Dover as politicians argue over security responsibilities
4 Sep 2014
NSPCC: make sex abuse cover-ups a criminal offence
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NSPCC: make sex abuse cover-ups a criminal offence

Call follows claims that politicians, BBC and church have hushed-up decades of abuse
9 Jul 2014
UK immigration statistics: the data behind the headlines
Migrant workers protest in Trafalgar Square
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UK immigration statistics: the data behind the headlines

How has the UK’s ethnic make-up changed and has immigration always been on the increase?
6 May 2014
Yashika Bageerathi: Home Office accused of 'cruel game'
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Yashika Bageerathi: Home Office accused of 'cruel game'

Cara Delevingne among supporters of campaign against deportation of schoolgirl and her family
26 Mar 2014
Dustergate: five unanswered questions for Mark Harper
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Dustergate: five unanswered questions for Mark Harper

Immigration minister quit over illegal cleaning lady but didn't mention he had been claiming expenses
10 Feb 2014
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