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Devious Manipulations, Dishonest Politics, Border Security And Theresa May

Chris Hobbs | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK
Chris Hobbs

Issues around border controls linked to terrorism, 'traditional' criminality, migration, immigration, national security and even queueing times should, as far as is possible, be in the public domain especially around election time. Delaying or redacting reports other than in extreme circumstance where there is a real risk to national security, is cheating the electorate. It's as simple as that.

Immigrants 'Stayed In Britain Without Checks Because Of Border Agency Backlog'

PA | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

Thousands of immigrants were allowed to stay in the UK without undergoing proper checks because of a mountainous backlog of cases, a report said today...

Border Staff With Little Immigration Experience 'Being Used To Cut Queues At Heathrow'

PA | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK

Border staff with only basic training and little immigration experience are being used to cut queues at Heathrow Airport during the Olympics, a watchd...

UK Border Agency: We've Lost Track Of 150,000 Migrants

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK

At least 150,000 migrants have been refused permission to stay in the UK but the authorities do not know how many have left, a watchdog said today. ...

University Launches Terrorism And Airport Security Courses

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A university has announced it will launch terrorism and airport security courses in an attempt to keep UK borders safe. The airport security manage...

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...