Home Secretary

Cabinet Reshuffle: Michael Gove Makes A Sensational Return

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Politics

Michael Gove is back in the Cabinet as Theresa May reshuffles her top team. The former Justice Secretary was sacked by May when she became Prime Minis...

Theresa May Vows To Tear Up Human Rights Laws To Tackle Islamist Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May is vowing to tear up human rights laws that stand in the way of her fight against terrorism. In a speech this evening, the Prime Minister ...

Enough Is Enough: We Need Fresh Solutions To Stop Terrorism

Baroness Jones | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics
Baroness Jones

Let's learn a few lessons from the mistakes of recent years. Let's value community policing and the police staff who do the vital backroom work. Let's focus the existing resources of our security services on chasing terrorists, rather than harassing environmental campaigners and Green politicians. Let us look at how our foreign policy connects with our domestic security.

The Waugh Zone Tuesday June 6, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. NEIGHBOURHOOD BOTCH The police erected 3ft concrete barriers on Westminster, Waterloo and Lambeth bridges yesterday to prevent what Scotland Yard...

Jeremy Corbyn Changes His Mind Over Whether Theresa May Should Resign As Prime Minister

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has changed his mind over whether Theresa May should resign over cuts to police numbers while she was Home Secretary. The Labour leader ...

Karen Bradley Repeatedly Refuses Answer If Armed Police Numbers Have Fallen

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Politics

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley this morning repeatedly refused to say whether the number of armed police has fallen since 2010, leading to heated exc...

Theresa May 'Must Bear Some Responsibility' For Manchester Attack, Says Ukip's Suzanne Evans

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Politics

Ukip’s Deputy Chairman today claimed Theresa May “must bear some responsibility” for the Manchester terrorist attack as her party launched its e...

May Troop Deployment Underlines Tory Police Cuts

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s dramatic deployment of troops in the wake of the Manchester bombing has laid bare Tory police cuts, the leader of the Police Federatio...

Home Secretary Urges NHS Trusts To 'Learn' From Cyber Attack And Upgrade Computer Systems

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK

NHS trusts have been urged by the Home Secretary to upgrade their computer systems as the health service faces a weekend of chaos after a debilitating...

Sunday Show Round Up: Karl Marx, Theresa May's Hair And Attacks On The Media

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 07.05.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell was first up this morning, and set out his party’s plans to increase tax on those earni...

Sunday Shows: Amber Rudd And Ukip Wars Dominate

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 26.03.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Baroness Warsi, the first Muslim to attend Cabinet back in 2010, appeared on Marr to discuss the Westminster terror attacks and I...

'Completely Unacceptable' We Can't See Terrorists' WhatsApp Messages, Says Amber Rudd

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Politics

Home Secretary Amber Rudd today claimed it is “completely unacceptable” for WhatsApp to allow terrorists to “hide” behind its encrypted messag...

Boris Johnson Attack Internet Giants Over 'Disgusting' Failures

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.03.2017 | UK

Boris Johnson has attacked internet giants for their “disgusting” failure to remove extremist material from the web. The Foreign Secretary also ca...

Charles Bronson’s Fiancée Petitions Amber Rudd And Theresa May For His Release

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK

Charles Bronson’s fiancée has started an online petition pleading for his release. Paula Williamson’s Change.org petition calls on Home Secretary...

Home Office Set To Review Asylum Claims From Children In The Calais 'Jungle' Camp

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Politics

Child refugees who have been turned away from the UK could have their cases reviewed, as the Home Office comes under pressure over the early closure o...

Calais Volunteers Take On Amber Rudd's 'Shameful' Halting Of Child Refugee Scheme

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK

More than 50,000 people are calling on Home Secretary Amber Rudd to “respect the rights of young refugees” after the government ditched its scheme...

Daughter Of 'Britain's Schindler' Urges PM To Reverse Closure Of Dubs Refugee Scheme

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK

The daughter of Sir Nicholas Winton - who was hailed “Britain’s Schindler” after saving hundreds of children from Nazi tyranny - has called on T...

Tory MPs Slam Government For Limiting Number Of Child Refugees

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Politics

Conservative MPs have hit out at the government’s decision to limit the number of child refugees it will accept from Europe to just 350 - rather tha...

Theresa May Hits Out At Ken Clarke: 'I Locked 'Em Up, He Let 'Em Out'

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May hit out at arch Tory Remainer MP Ken Clarke at Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday. “When I was Home Secretary and he was Justice ...

Record Levels Of Anti-Semitic Hate Incidents Are Being Reported

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK

Anti-Semitic hate incidents have surged to record levels in the UK, new figures have revealed. The Jewish community was targeted at a rate of more tha...

May Ducks Corbyn Questions Over Trump Travel Ban

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has refused to reveal whether the White House gave her advance notice of Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. The Prime Minister duc...

The UK Is Home To Half Of The World's Ten 'Most International' Universities

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Five of the world’s ten ‘most international’ universities are in the UK, according to new rankings - but there are fears that might not last. I...

Theresa May Tells Boris And Amber Rudd To Call The US And Protest At Trump's Travel Ban

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 29.01.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has ordered Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd to telephone their US equivalents to “make representations” ...

Downing Street Urges Public To Stand Up To Brexit Hate Crimes

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Politics

Downing Street has urged the public to stand up to hate crime after the UK’s equalities chief warned a surge in violence could be sparked by trigger...

The Cost Of A Brexit Crackdown On Foreign Student Numbers In Britain Is Staggering

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Britain could lose up to £2 billion a year if the government takes a tougher stance on international student numbers after the UK leaves the EU, new ...