Brodie Clark

Border Force Miss Targets

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

The UK Border Agency missed its April targets for passport checks at Heathrow Airport, falling short at each terminal, according to BAA. The figure...

Crisis Of Confidence Among Immigration Staff, Former UKBA Head Claims

PA | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Politics

Frontline immigration staff are becoming little more than "box-tickers and rules followers" as a result of the Government's passport-checking policy, ...

Brodie Clark, Ex-Border Force Chief, Settles Case With Home Office

Posted 16.03.2012 | UK Politics

Former Border Force chief Brodie Clark, who resigned over last year's borders row, has reached an out-of-court settlement with the Home Office in whic...

Still Not Fit For Purpose: UK Border Agency To Be Broken UP

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK Politics

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) is to be broken up after further revelations of relaxations of checks on immigrants to Britain, Theresa May has told the C...

'We Only Want The Brightest And Best': Immigration Minister Sets Out Policy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK Politics

Immigrants must "add to the quality of life in Britain" to be let in, the Immigration Minister will say on Thursday. Damian Green will say Britain ...

'Fewer But Better' People Will Be Allowed To Come To Britain, Says Minister

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK Politics

Britain will give priority to the "brightest and the best" immigrants under new plans to cut the number of foreigners settling in the UK, the Immigrat...

'More Dad's Army Than The A-Team': MPs Hit Out After Borders Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

A breakdown in communication and failure to supervise staff led to the UK's national security being put at risk when border controls were relaxed over...

UK Border Staff Return To Work After Brodie Clark Row

PA | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Politics

Two senior officials suspended during the border checks row have been reinstated, MPs have been told. Graeme Kyle, the border force's director of o...

UK Border Agency Report Leaked And The Contents Ain't Pretty

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Politics

A report on the UK Border Agency, due to be published on Monday, has been leaked to the Sunday Times newspaper a day early, and suggests that delays a...

Oh My Ghosh - Theresa May's Account Of Border Row Backed By Top Official

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Politics

The most senior official at the Home Office, Dame Helen Ghosh, has fully backed Theresa May's account of the UK Border Fiasco. The row led to the sus...

Theresa May's 'Murdoch' Defence: Can the Public Respect Her Now?

Chris Bryant | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Politics
Chris Bryant

Theresa May's appalling handling of the whole Borders Agency muddle over the last fortnight shows she has a touch of James Murdoch about her.

Could Clark Saga be Borderline Constructive Dismissal?

Martin Edwards | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK
Martin Edwards

The Brodie Clark case illustrates the supreme importance of thinking clearly in every organisation about the critical question of accountability. A senior and very long-serving public servant has already lost his job because of this row.

Analysis: Where Does The UK Border Row Go Next?

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Politics

Brodie Clark will no doubt be quite satisfied with his attempts to demolish the credibility of Theresa May during his appearance before the Home Affai...

Brodie Clark's Opening Statement To The Home Affairs Select Commmittee

UK Parliament | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Politics

Let me say at the outset that I introduced no additions to the Home Secretary’s trial, neither did I extend it or alter it in any way whatsoever; I ...

Brodie Clark To Give His Side Of The Passports Story To MPs

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Politics

Brodie Clark, the UK Border Force official who resigned following revelations that passports weren't checked properly at UK ports and airports over th...

Leaked Emails Show Passport Checks Relaxed 'Hundreds Of Times'

PA | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Politics

Border checks were relaxed hundreds of times at UK ports under a pilot scheme authorised by Home Secretary Theresa May this summer, according to figur...

Border Force Chief To Be Grilled By MPs

PA | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Politics

The former head of the UK Border Force who quit his post amid an acrimonious dispute with Theresa May will be quizzed by MPs investigating the row ove...

Labour Claim Passengers On Private Jets Didn't Have Passports Checked At All

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Politics

Theresa May is coming under further pressure after Labour obtained figures indicating the scale of the relaxation of checks at the UK Border Agency ov...

Theresa May Facing Fresh UK Border Passport Claims In Sunday Papers

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Politics

Home Secretary Theresa May is under renewed pressure after a slew of fresh allegations of lapses at the UK Border Agency (UKBA) in the Sunday newspape...

Labour Dragged Into Border Fiasco Over Dropped Passport Checks

Telegraph | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Politics


Theresa May's Advisers Face Investigation For 'Briefing' Against UK Border Chief

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Politics

A Labour MP has asked Whitehall's top civil servant to investigate whether Theresa May's advisers broke the rules by planting negative stories in news...

Theresa May Defends UK Border Pilot In Commons

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Politics

Theresa May has robustly defended her actions in the row surrounding the UK Border Agency, as Labour pressed the home secretary to disclose all the pa...

Theresa May Accused Of Misleading Parliament By Brodie Clark As She Prepares To Face MPs

PA | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Politics

Pressure is mounting on Home Secretary Theresa May after the head of the UK border force quit and accused her of misleading Parliament. In a scathi...

Theresa May: No Question Of Me Resigning Over UK Border Fiasco

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Politics

The Home Secretary Theresa May has said there is "no question" of her resigning over the fiasco at the UK Border Agency, which the government has admi...

Theresa May Launches Inquiry Into UK Border Force

PA | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Politics

Home Secretary Theresa May has launched an independent inquiry into the UK border force amid claims that guards quietly dropped certain passport check...