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Tom Winsor had said that some communities 'from other cultures' choose to police themselves

Government responds to 'no strategy' claims in missing migrants row

The Government today insisted it had clear strategy to identify and remove people who fail to leave the UK when their visas run out, despite a damning report which revealed that the Home Office has no idea where 150,000 potential migrants are.

At least 150,000 illegal migrants may still be in UK

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Home Secretary Theresa May's controversial choice of a lawyer as the next Chief Inspector of Constabulary has been confirmed.

UK is losing the war on drugs, says Ken Clarke

The UK is “plainly losing” the war on drugs - and may even be going backwards, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke said today.

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Home Secretary Theresa May's controversial choice of a lawyer as the next chief inspector of constabulary has won the support of MPs.

Ex-government drugs adviser Professor David Nutt repeats cannabis warning

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Tagging of criminals fails in more than half of cases

More than half of electronically tagged criminals are breaking the terms of their curfews, raising questions about the effectiveness of one of the central planks of the Government's criminal justice agenda. A report by the Inspectorate of Probation has found that 59 per cent of tagged offenders spent more than four hours away from home without authorisation.

UK Border Agency staff received bonuses of up to £7,000

One in four senior civil servants at the troubled UK Border Agency received bonuses of up to £7,000 last year, figures showed today.

Anti-corruption Met detective arrested

A Scotland Yard anti-corruption officer was arrested today on suspicion of taking bribes from private investigators.

Heathrow hits back at government in blame game over queues

The new man in charge of the UK's borders faces a grilling from MPs this week as further evidence emerged of bungled planning over staffing levels.

4,000 foreign criminals at large in community despite being earmarked for deportation

Nearly 4,000 foreign criminals are still at large in the community despite being earmarked for deportation, it emerged last night.

4,000 foreign criminals at large in the UK

Almost 4,000 foreign criminals whom the Government wants to deport are at large in the community, figures showed today.

Growing border this: the passport checking border control area of Heathrow's Terminal 5

Border Agency 'rewarding failure' over £3.6m bonuses

Managers at the troubled UK Border Agency have received bonuses of up to £10,000 just days after facing fierce criticism over recent chaotic scenes at Heathrow airport.

Managers at troubled UK Border Agency receive bonuses of up to £10,000

Managers at the troubled UK Border Agency – which has faced fierce criticism over recent chaotic scenes at Heathrow airport – have received bonuses of up to £10,000.

Government promises action on Heathrow queues

The Government has promised action to deal with "too long" queues at Heathrow but blamed the rain for recent troubles and insisted claims of two-hour waits were a "wild" exaggeration.

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