Defence procurement has been one of the biggest machines for wasting money
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Friday 14 December 2012
Hospital boss says neither staff, Mrs Saldanha's friends or family noticed anything 'to give cause for concern'
Backlog of immigration cases is 'out of control' as MP reveals it is the size of Iceland’s population
Friday 09 November 2012
The number of outstanding asylum and immigration cases rose by 25,000 in three months and is “spiralling out of control”, making the total caseload the equivalent of the population of Iceland, an MP has said.
Monday 23 July 2012
The UK Border Agency faces a backlog of cases equivalent to the population of Newcastle, MPs warned yesterday.
Friday 20 July 2012
Theresa May has revealed that G4 S holds Government and police contracts worth £600m
Friday 13 July 2012
They said they would pay the Government for the pleasure of serving the Olympic spirit – but once they got the contract they'd only do their bit if we paid them £500 million and did the work ourselves. It's there in black and white.
Border staff with limited immigration training will plug gaps at London's Heathrow Airport over summer
Thursday 12 July 2012
Visitors arriving into London’s Heathrow Airport over the summer won’t suffer long queues, but they will be met by border staff with only basic training and little immigration experience, a watchdog’s report warned today.
Thursday 05 July 2012
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 has warned.
Thursday 14 June 2012
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.
Friday 01 June 2012
One in four senior civil servants at the troubled UK Border Agency received bonuses of up to £7,000 last year, figures showed today.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Britain's Borders Agency is today accused of trying to “circumvent” attempts by Parliament to get the information MPs need to hold the organisation to account.
Thursday 26 January 2012
The controversial fabric wrap around London's showpiece Olympic Stadium will stay despite the resignation of an ethics watchdog over the link between the Bhopal disaster and Dow Chemical Company, which is backing the hi-tech design, London 2012 said today.
Wednesday 23 November 2011
Sunday 23 October 2011
Boris Johnson is facing allegations that he misled MPs. The Mayor of London is said to have misled the Home Affairs Select Committee by making false claims over the success of a flagship project to reduce crime. Mr Johnson told parliamentarians last month that a unit in Feltham Young Offenders' Institution had reduced reoffending rates from 80 per cent to 19 per cent.
Monday 22 August 2011
The Home Office should scrap plans to award its top-performing senior staff bonuses worth £300,000, MPs said today.
Thursday 04 August 2011
Diving in at the deep end is no excuse for shirking the style stakes
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
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Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
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Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
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