The firm carrying out the Government’s controversial “fitness for work” tests on disabled benefit claimants is a “disgrace” and should be stripped of its contract, Labour will say on Monday.
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Thursday 05 June 2008
I've said it before, and I'll say it again – if I show signs of dementia, don't bother putting me in a care home, just hand me a plastic bag and I'll dispose of myself without further ado.
Tuesday 20 May 2008
A large-scale expansion of Britain's immigration detention centres was announced by the Home Office yesterday.
Friday 09 May 2008
Your partner in life is having an affair. Your children ignore you. The last time you went to a parents' evening, your son's teacher had difficulty remembering who he was. Your friends have discovered that misery can be catching and avoid your company. Your cat looks at you with undisguised contempt.
Tuesday 06 May 2008
New immigration controls detailed today would have prevented 20,000 foreign workers taking jobs in Britain last year, the Home Office said.
Thursday 10 April 2008
Trade unions, religious leaders and MPs joined a growing coalition yesterday calling for illegal immigrants who have been living in Britain for a number of years and who can prove they have contributed to society to be allowed to stay.
Monday 31 March 2008
Monday 10 March 2008
Back in the spring of 1968, East African Asians were adjusting to the retreat of colonialism. We were, remember, the essential middle-class buffer between whites and blacks, set up to service the empire . East African political leaders were "blackenising" the civil service and other institutions. Asians, born and bred there, found themselves jobless and hopeless.
Wednesday 20 February 2008
Foreigners living in Britain will be expected to go through a new expanded citizenship process or leave the country, under new plans outlined by ministers today.
Thursday 14 February 2008
Thursday 07 February 2008
Junior doctors from outside the European Union are to be barred from specialist training in this country following protests over the shortage of jobs for newly-qualified British medics.
Sunday 03 February 2008
Friday 01 February 2008
The Home Office provoked fury after it announced that teenage asylum-seekers who arrive alone in Britain could for the first time be forcibly deported.
Wednesday 30 January 2008
Emmanuel, a 14-year-old boy with sickle-cell anaemia whose school friends fought to prevent him and his family being deported to Nigeria, has failed in his attempt to have his asylum case reassessed.
Tuesday 29 January 2008
Tuesday 15 January 2008
The Watford midfielder Al Bangura has won his appeal to stay in the United Kingdom after being awarded a work permit at a hearing yesterday .
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