Priti Patel

Explained: Johnson’s offshore migrant detention plans
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In Depth

Explained: Johnson’s offshore migrant detention plans

Flurry of leaks reveal government is considering a series of ideas to reform asylum screening
1 Oct 2020
Explained: Patel’s plan to ship migrants to south Atlantic
Home Secretary Priti Patel arrives at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
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Explained: Patel’s plan to ship migrants to south Atlantic

Home Office officials asked to look into building migrant centres on Ascension and St Helena
30 Sep 2020
Debate: should XR be classed as ‘criminal gang’?
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Debate: should XR be classed as ‘criminal gang’?

Home secretary proposes reclassification that could see XR activists facing jail terms of up to five years
7 Sep 2020
Tory MPs demand overhaul of UK asylum system
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Tory MPs demand overhaul of UK asylum system

Newly formed Common Sense Group of politicians urges Boris Johnson to ban refugees from ‘safe’ countries
24 Aug 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
Huawei banned: the risks and benefits of Chinese 5G tech
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Huawei banned: the risks and benefits of Chinese 5G tech

UK’s mobile providers banned from buying Huawei 5G equipment after 31 December
14 Jul 2020
Has British politics entered a post-scandal era?
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In Depth

Has British politics entered a post-scandal era?

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick clinging on to job amid planning row
26 Jun 2020
Reading terror attack: what we know so far
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In Depth

Reading terror attack: what we know so far

Sources say Libyan suspect in stabbings that claimed three lives was known to MI5
22 Jun 2020
Home Office ‘has no idea’ how many people in UK illegally
Priti Patel
In Brief

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?
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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
UK offers Hong Kong residents ‘escape’ from Chinese rule
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UK offers Hong Kong residents ‘escape’ from Chinese rule

New ‘pathway to citizenship’ available to citizens with British National Overseas status
29 May 2020
Terror suspects to face ‘indefinite controls’ under new laws
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Terror suspects to face ‘indefinite controls’ under new laws

Rights groups criticise government plan to put indefinite curbs on alleged offenders’ movements
20 May 2020
Tory immigration bill would ‘bar low-skilled workers’
Priti Patel
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Tory immigration bill would ‘bar low-skilled workers’

Labour brands the legislation a ‘threat to the national interest’
18 May 2020
Civil servant heads to tribunal against Priti Patel
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In Brief

Civil servant heads to tribunal against Priti Patel

Philip Rutnam takes action under whistleblowing laws removing any cap on his payout
21 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: what powers do police have?
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Coronavirus: what powers do police have?

Woman fined £660 for refusing to tell police why she was out
2 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: quarter of NHS doctors sick or self-isolating
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Coronavirus: quarter of NHS doctors sick or self-isolating

Staff numbers under growing pressure as virus also hits ambulance workers and nurses
1 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
Boris Johnson: first 100 days examined
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Boris Johnson: first 100 days examined

PM’s short tenure has been fraught with unprecedented crises, from potential war with Iran to the Covid-19 pandemic
17 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: Black voters matter
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Instant Opinion: Black voters matter

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 4 March
4 Mar 2020
The role of home secretary: a poisoned chalice?
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In Depth

The role of home secretary: a poisoned chalice?

Priti Patel is latest Home Office boss in the firing line
4 Mar 2020
New bullying allegations emerge against Priti Patel
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New bullying allegations emerge against Priti Patel

Embattled home secretary accused of harassing staff in 2017
4 Mar 2020
Will Priti Patel resign?
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Daily Briefing

Will Priti Patel resign?

Former aide reportedly received £25,000 payout over alleged bullying
3 Mar 2020
Hancock defends Patel as bullying storm worsens
Priti Patel
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Hancock defends Patel as bullying storm worsens

Senior civil servant quit claiming a ‘vicious and orchestrated’ campaign against him
2 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
Concern for economy as Boris Johnson bans unskilled workers
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Concern for economy as Boris Johnson bans unskilled workers

Points-based immigration plan would disqualify low-skilled workers from visas
19 Feb 2020
Are the UK government’s new visas just a gimmick?
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Are the UK government’s new visas just a gimmick?

Boris Johnson announces Global Talent visa to show UK is ‘open to talented minds’
27 Jan 2020
Terror threat level lowered for first time in two years
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Terror threat level lowered for first time in two years

Home secretary warns that ‘substantial’ continues to indicate a high level of threat
5 Nov 2019
How will the UK immigration system work post-Brexit?
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In Depth

How will the UK immigration system work post-Brexit?

Home Secretary Priti Patel pledges points-based system
2 Oct 2019
Brexit: what will change on 31 October?
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In Depth

Brexit: what will change on 31 October?

Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay signs legislation to stop EU law from applying in UK from deadline day
19 Aug 2019
Who is Priti Patel?
Priti patel
In Depth

Who is Priti Patel?

Former international development secretary has controversial voting record on gay marriage and immigration
25 Jul 2019
Blue passports: De La Rue to fight for post-Brexit contract
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In Brief

Blue passports: De La Rue to fight for post-Brexit contract

Hampshire company claims Franco-Dutch Gemalto ‘drastically underbid’ for right to make new passports
3 Apr 2018
Brexiteer Penny Mordaunt to replace Priti Patel as DFID boss
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Brexiteer Penny Mordaunt to replace Priti Patel as DFID boss

Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet as Labour demands details about Patel’s Israel trip
9 Nov 2017
Foreign Office ‘blindsided’ by Patel’s Israeli meeting
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Foreign Office ‘blindsided’ by Patel’s Israeli meeting

International Development Secretary accused of breaking ministerial code
3 Nov 2017
UK accused of 'dumping' billions from foreign aid budget
Priti patel
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UK accused of 'dumping' billions from foreign aid budget

Consultant says money paid into into World Bank funds is often not spent for years
19 Dec 2016
Priti Patel: the rising star tipped to lead Brexit campaign
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Priti Patel: the rising star tipped to lead Brexit campaign

Employment minister's hardline stances and unabashed Thatcherism have made her a leader of the 'new Right'
1 Mar 2016
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