Amber Rudd has admitted the Home Office has been using deportation targets, but claims she did not know about them. The Home Secretary is fighting for her political life over the Windrush scandal which has seen people with the legal right to live in
TheHome Officeset targets for voluntary departures of illegal immigrants, according to a 2015 watchdog report, in contradiction to testimony given yesterday byAmber Rudd.Speaking to theHome Affairs Select Committee,the Home Secretary said“we don&rsq
MINISTERS were accused of betraying small firms for years last night after a damning report found nine in ten public sector suppliers are paid late. The Government has repeatedly pledged to crack down on late payments – and Chancellor Philip Hammond use
A TASK force of ministers from every department will be unveiled today in a Government move to fully support Armed Forces veterans. It aims to tackle homelessness, loneliness, debt woes, mental health issues and physical wellbeing. The first ever Veterans
President Donald Trump’s embattled pick to head the Department of Veterans Affairs denied that he crashed a government car while drunk, one of a string of new accusations unearthed by Democrats on Wednesday.
David Davis has refused to rule out going back to the negotiating table with the EU to change the Brexit deal if parliament orders him to do so.Appearing before the MPs on Wednesday, the Brexit secretary was asked what would happen if the Commons voted in
The Columbia law professor James Comey used as a go-between last year to leak the contents of sensitive memos to the media confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday that he previously worked as a “special government employee” (SGE) for Comey’s FBI on
GOVERNMENT day-to-day spending is back in the black for the first time in 16 years, official figures have revealed. Yesterday’s latest public finance figures revealed the Treasury ran a surplus of £112m last year for the first time since 2002. The numb
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. Ronny Jackson, "is one of the finest people I have ever met" but acknowledged he lacks experience in running a government agency.
BRITISH flags will be flown at full mast from all Government buildings for 12 hours to celebrate the birth of the new Royal baby, it was confirmed last night. It came as the Prime Minister sent her “warmest congratulations” to the Duke and Duchess of
Ed Miliband was “wrong” to order his MPs to abstain on the Immigration Bill in 2014, a former senior adviser to the ex-Labour leader has said.Jeremy Corbyn, then a backbench MP, was one of just six Labour MPs to defy the party whip and vote ag
Labour will today force a vote that could block the regulatory powers of the Office For Students, which has been mired in controversy since its creation on April 1. Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner, who claims the body will be used as the Gov
David Lammy has accused Theresa May of shedding “crocodile tears” over the Windrush generation scandal, saying she was warned of what was happening when she was home secretary.Lammy said a 2014 report had warned of a “a virtually invisib
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials are concerned that companies may be required to publicly disclose confidential data used in crafting government regulations, under an initiative by the agency's chief to eliminate "secr
CARIBBEAN-BORN Brits who are wrongly told to leave the UK will get a payoff for their ordeal, Theresa May announced tonight. The PM paid tribute to the Windrush generation – saying: “These people are British, they are part of us.” And sh
A major law firm has signalled it may consider launching a Windrush group action compensation claim against the Home Office over potential breaches of the Human Rights Act.The “likely underlying basis” of any compensation claim, a partner at l
I was born in Uganda in 1971 at a time of incredible turbulence. General Idi Amin had taken over the country and was running Uganda like a private fiefdom. His politburo of a government introduced policies which openly stated ‘Africa for Africans&rs
The Prime Minister said in PMQs that Albert Thompson, my constituent, will be receiving the NHS treatment he needs. But he has not received the radiotherapy he needs nor been made aware of any plans to provide it. To say otherwise is wrong, and she must c
Theresa May has claimed the decision to destroy the Windrush generation’s landing cards was taken by the last Labour government.Speaking during PMQs on Wednesday, Jeremy Corbyn demanded to know whether the prime minister had signed off the decision
FURIOUS peers last night demanded Theresa May find an extra £100 million to help migrants learn English and heal broken communities. A cross-party Lords Committee panned the Government over the failure of last month’s much delayed Integration Strategy.
This year our country celebrates two 70th anniversaries – the creation of the NHS and the arrival of SS Windrush at Tilbury Port. The two are intertwined and inseparable, with so many of the Windrush generation helping to build the health service th
JEREMY CORBYN today launches a bid to stop the Government launching military action without the approval of MPs. The Labour boss will lead an emergency debate in the Commons seeking to bind the hand of Theresa May and future Prime Ministers. He wants a ne
The Government is still not sure if any Windrush generation migrants have been wrongly deported from the UK. It has emerged this week that thousands who answered the post-World War II call to come to the UK to work in essential services are being den
CHURCH leaders were last night branded “useful idiots” after meeting and praising the Syrian government just days after the Douma gas attack. A delegation of prominent Anglican vicars held a series of meetings with the Assad regime in Damascus just ho