News: Government Announcements

ICIBI Inspection Plan 2021-22 Published

The Chief Inspector publishes his Inspection Plan 2021-22.

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New strategy to attract world class talent and put people at the heart of R&D

The government has set out plans to make the UK the best destination in the world for researchers, making sure that it continues to attract the brightest and best from the UK and from overseas.

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The UK as a science and technology superpower

Advice to the Prime Minister on strengthening the UK’s position as a global science and technology superpower.

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Civil news: Immigration Removal Centre tender opportunity

Tender opportunity to deliver Detained Duty Advice Scheme services at a new Immigration Removal Centre in Derwentside, County Durham.

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Lord Chancellor’s keynote speech on Judicial Review

Lord Chancellor, the Rt Hon Robert Buckland QC MP, gave a keynote speech at Policy Exchange about the government’s approach to reform of Judicial Review.

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New Bill hands additional tools to judges

More powers will be given to judges as new legislation delivers on the Government’s pledge to ensure the courts are not open to abuse and delay.

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Immigration Compliance Minister closing speech for Nationality & Borders Bill

The Immigration Compliance and Justice Minister’s closing speech for the second reading of the Nationality & Borders Bill in the House of Commons.

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UK-France agreement strengthens efforts to tackle illegal immigration

The Home Secretary and the French Interior Minister have signed an agreement to strengthen joint efforts to tackle illegal immigration.

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Home Secretary unveils plans to further support refugees in the UK and around the world

Resettled refugees to be granted indefinite leave to remain, an emergency resettlement mechanism and a pilot to help skilled people forced to flee their homes all announced.

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Home Secretary opening speech for Nationality & Borders Bill

The Home Secretary’s opening speech for the second reading of the Nationality & Borders Bill in the House of Commons.

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Newcastle Civil, Family and Tribunals Centre officially opens its doors

A new, modern home for civil, family and tribunal hearings in Newcastle has officially opened today (14 July 2021), providing an accessible, single space for this work in the city.

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Priti Patel signs historic removals agreement with Albania

New agreement allows the UK to remove Albanians with no right to be in the UK as government speeds up return of Albanian criminals.

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