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Governor’s remarks at 15 September national press conference

Governor Dakin spoke to several matters of national importance, including UK assistance during COVID-19, border security, crime, the economy and more.

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Update to the HASC on Windrush: 22 October 2019

Letter from Home Secretary Priti Patel to Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC).

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More domestic abuse charities to benefit from government funding boost

A further 25 charities will receive a share of £1 million boost as part of the government’s £10 million emergency fund.

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Circular 008/2018: Criminal Finances Act: extending the moratorium period for suspicious activity reports

This circular provides an understanding of the responsibilities of the different agencies when an extension has been sought.

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Chief Inspector publishes 2019-20 Annual Report

The ICIBI’s Annual Report for the business year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 has been laid in Parliament.

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New international student immigration routes open early

The Student route and Child Student route will open on 5 October 2020 to the best and brightest international students from across the globe.

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Border Force stop £15 million of cocaine hitting streets

Border Force officers at Dover have intercepted 336kg of cocaine after 2 separate attempts to smuggle in the class A drug into the UK on the same day.

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Civil news: tender opportunities for telephone legal advice

Advance notice of opportunities to deliver telephone-based civil and criminal legal advice.

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UK Youth Mobility Scheme 2020 for Japanese nationals: second ballot

Second ballot for this year’s Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS) opening in September

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Call for evidence: An inspection of UKVI’s ‘Front End Services’

The Independent Chief Inspector invites anyone with knowledge and experience of UKVI’s ‘Front End Services’ to submit their evidence for his forthcoming inspection.

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UK Youth Mobility Scheme 2020 for Hong Kong SAR passport holders: second ballot

Second ballot for this year’s Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS) opening in September.

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Announcement of extension to a public appointee

The Secretary of State has announced the extension to Dame Anne Owers’ tenure as National Chair of the Independent Monitoring Boards.

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