Labour backbencher Marsha Singh is to step down as an MP, triggering a by-election in his Bradford West constituency.
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Tuesday 08 December 2009
Home Office Minister Phil Woolas provoked outrage today after he claimed immigration officials were "putting their lives on the line" for the country.
Tuesday 08 December 2009
The immigration minister and North West MP Phil Woolas has attempted to explore ways of reviving Everton's plans for a 50,000 capacity ground, by meeting with local Knowsley Council yesterday.
Friday 27 November 2009
The number of people leaving the country hit a record high last year, driven by Eastern European workers returning home, according to official statistics released yesterday.
Thursday 26 November 2009
The number of people leaving the country hit a record high last year - driven by Eastern European workers returning home, figures revealed today.
Sunday 01 November 2009
More than 1,300 children were detained at three immigration removal centres in the UK during a 15-month period, figures revealed today.
Friday 16 October 2009
Cuts in allowances for asylum seekers, including single parents, are provoking fury among children’s groups and Labour MPs.
Wednesday 14 October 2009
Phil Woolas, the Immigration minister, faced ridicule last night after announcing that his own civil servants would be the first Britons to be issued with identity cards. He told MPs that applications for the £30 cards could be made by UK nationals from next Tuesday.
Friday 09 October 2009
The fallout from the Conservatives' recruitment of General Sir Richard Dannatt, the former head of the Army, gathered pace yesterday, when senior military officers criticised the appointment.
Thursday 10 September 2009
Thursday 27 August 2009
The UK population increased by a record amount last year to top 61 million for the first time, figures revealed today.
Tuesday 04 August 2009
The government has proposed the creation of a new category of “probationary citizen” whose application for a British passport can be sped up or slowed down on the basis of a points system that evaluates their conduct.
Monday 03 August 2009
Immigrants could speed their progress towards British citizenship - by returning to their home country, it was revealed today.
Friday 24 July 2009
Tuesday 21 July 2009
Monday 06 July 2009
Britain today promised £15 million to tighten border controls in French ports where hundreds of would-be migrants gather in the hope of smuggling themselves into the UK.
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