British Home Secretary Theresa May

Dave's Big Migration Promise Is Now 'Dead And Buried'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron's pledge to bring net migration down to the "tens of thousands" is effectively "dead and buried" as official figures revealed that its l...

Nobel Prize Winner Is Very Unimpressed With UK Immigration Policy

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Politics

Britain's strict migration rules are a "very, very large obstacle" for those wanting to hire top talent, Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist John O'Kee...

How Not to Terminate an IT Contract

Andrew Tibber | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Tibber

The Government had terminated the £750 million contract in 2010 on the grounds that Raytheon was allegedly in material default of its contractual obligations, a termination which Raytheon disputed as unlawful and led to a claim by the US company for over £500 million in arbitration proceedings.

Asa Bennett

Cameron Told To Stop Hiding EU Migration Report Showing It BENEFITS Britain

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has a "duty to publish" an official report that fails to back up the government's case for tightening restrictions on EU migrants, the f...

Theresa May Told Off For Not Cutting Fast Enough

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Theresa May has been accused of jeopardising the government's "pro-business" agenda because of the slow pace of slashing red tape at the Home Office. ...

As Straw Struggles, the Conservatives Concede - A Balance Must Be Found for the UK's Immigration Policy

Sarosh Zaiwalla | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Sarosh Zaiwalla

While Jack Straw may feel this was a policy blunder from his party, I do not believe this to be such a clear cut issue. It has been shown on countless occasions that immigrants coming to the UK bring a tangible profitable contribution to the economy.

Cameron Blames Latest Failed Plan On Clegg

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has firmly blamed Nick Clegg for the coalition's failed plan to force visitors from so-called "high risk" countries to pay a £3,000 vis...

Twitter Reacts To Gary McKinnon Extradition Blocking

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Twitter, the indispensable barometer of public opinion, has reacted fervently to the news that human rights flip-flopper, Theresa May, has blocked the...

Theresa May 'On Precipice' Of Destroying Police

PA | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

The home secretary is "on the precipice of destroying a police service that is admired and replicated throughout the world", rank-and-file officers ha...

Scottish Border Checks 'Could Follow Independence' Admits Home Secretary

PA | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics

An independent Scotland could see checks introduced at its border with England, Home Secretary Theresa May has said. May yesterday warned that inde...

Scottish Border Checks 'Could Follow Independence' Admits Home Secretary

PA | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics

An independent Scotland could see checks introduced at its border with England, Home Secretary Theresa May has said. May yesterday warned that inde...

Theresa May Faces Grilling Over Border Control Lapse

PA | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Politics

The political storm over relaxed border controls at UK ports during the peak summer period is set to continue as Home Secretary Theresa May faces anot...

Cat Fights and Human Rights - Is the Home Office fit for Purpose?

James Welch | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Politics
James Welch

"I'm not making this up," said the Home Secretary, as she regaled the Tory faithful with yet another folly of the Human Rights Act earlier today: an "illegal immigrant" could not be deported because he had a cat.

Emergency bail legilsation

Posted 02.09.2011 | UK Politics

The Government is going to bring in emergency legislation this week to overhaul the law on police bail, PoliticsHome has learned. The move is expected...