News: Government Announcements

Inspection Report Published: Second Annual Inspection of ‘Adults at risk in immigration detention’

Following Stephen Shaw’s 2016 and 2018 reviews of the welfare in detention of vulnerable persons, the then Home Secretary commissioned the Chief Inspector to report on “whether and how the Adults at Risk policy is making a d…

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Call for evidence: An inspection of the immigration system as it relates to the higher education sector

The Independent Chief Inspector invites anyone with knowledge and experience of the interaction between the UK immigration system and the higher education sector to submit evidence to inform an inspection of this area.

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Judicial Review Trends and Forecasts 2021: Accountability and the Constitution

The Attorney General, the Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP delivered a keynote speech to the 2021 Public Law Project Conference.

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PM speech at the Global Investment Summit: 19 October 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s speech at the Global Investment Summit 2021 in the Science Museum.

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Visa penalties and new powers to speed up removal of illegal migrants

New powers will incentivise other countries to co-operate with the removal of those who have no right to be in the UK.

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Further boost for people applying for EU Settlement Scheme

£3 million funding extension for network of grant funded organisations to support EU Settlement Scheme applicants

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Basil Watson chosen to design national Windrush Monument

Internationally renowned artist Basil Watson has been chosen to design the National Windrush Monument, which will stand at London Waterloo station.

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Government set to bolster supply chains by extending cabotage rights

Announcing a consultation to temporarily amend cabotage rules and a package of measures to support the pig industry.

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Yacht skipper jailed following Border Force sea interception

A Dutch national who was caught in the process of sneaking 9 Albanian nationals into the UK in a sailing vessel has been jailed.

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ESFA Update: 6 October 2021

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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Military finish up training to start fuel deliveries as government extends support to industry

UK government announces additional measures to help ensure the stability of the UK supply chain.

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