Home Office

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Medical cannabis user: 'I could go to prison' for trying to ease pain

Medical cannabis user: 'I could go to prison' for trying to ease pain

A medical cannabis user tells talkRADIO how he fears legal repercussions from his marijuana use, despite the fact his doctor supports him using it

Monday, May 14, 2018

Monday, May 14, 2018

Crystal meth found at Home Office headquarters on same day Sajid Javid poses with sniffer dog

Crystal meth found at Home Office headquarters days after Sajid Javid poses with sniffer dog

Crystal meth found at Home Office headquarters

A small quantity of crystal meth was discovered in a toilet inside the Home Office - at the same time as the Home Secretary posed with a sniffer dog

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Sajid Javid's 'empathy' will help him on immigration policy, says former colleague

Sajid Javid's 'empathy' will help him on immigration policy, says former colleague

Sajid Javid's 'empathy' will help him on immigration, says former colleague

Chris Philp MP, who was Sajid Javid's parliamentary private secretary until yesterday, said he'll continue to act on illegal immigration

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Why the finance industry wants cannabis legalised in the UK

Why the finance industry wants cannabis legalised in the UK

Why the finance industry wants cannabis legalised in the UK

Cannabis companies are performing well on the stock market, and investors are seeing the opportunity.

Amber Rudd resigns: does the UK need a dedicated 'immigration department'?

Amber Rudd resigns: does the UK need a dedicated 'immigration department'?

Amber Rudd resigns: does the UK need a dedicated 'immigration department'?

As the Home Secretary steps down, political expert Scott Lucas says the UK's immigration policy urgently needs overhauling

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Amber Rudd implies government is unclear on EU customs union

Amber Rudd implies government is unclear on EU customs union

Amber Rudd implies government is unclear on EU customs union

She told reporters there were still "discussions to be had" over whether to say in the union following Brexit

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Some EU nationals could inadvertently become illegal UK residents following Brexit

Thousands of EU citizens 'at risk of losing legal status after Brexit'

Thousands of EU citizens 'at risk of losing legal status after Brexit'

People often don't apply for things in their interests, says Oxford University’s Migration Observatory

Monday, April 9, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Amber Rudd denies seeing analysis claiming police cuts contributed to violent crime rise

Amber Rudd denies seeing analysis claiming police cuts contributed to violent crime rise

Amber Rudd denies seeing analysis claiming police cuts contributed to crime rise

The Home Secretary said she'll do 'whatever it takes' to ensure the streets of Britain are safe

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

More than 1,000 companies yet to submit figures on gender pay gap

More than 1,000 companies yet to submit figures on gender pay gap

More than 1,000 companies yet to submit figures on gender pay gap

The Government deadline to submit the figures is tomorrow (April 4)

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

A review of the response to the terror attack has found severe flaws in protocol

Manchester bomb: 'Government has big questions to answer', says Mayor Andy Burnham

Manchester bomb: 'Government has big questions to answer'

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham says terrorist attack protocol needs more flexibility

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Kate and Gerry McCann said they were incredibly grateful for the continued investigation

Madeleine McCann investigation granted further funding

Madeleine McCann investigation granted further funding

Government funding for the investigation has to be agreed every six months

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Medical cannabis trial considered for six-year-old Alfie Dingley

Medical cannabis trial considered for six-year-old Alfie Dingley

Medical cannabis trial considered for six-year-old Alfie Dingley

The Home Office says it is exploring 'every option' for the child who has a rare form of epilepsy

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Supporters of Islamic State used more than 400 online platforms to spread propaganda last year

Isis supporters used more than 400 online platforms to spread propaganda last year

Isis supporters used more than 400 online platforms last year

It is thought Isis supporters are using less well-known areas of the internet to spread their views

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Sara Khan: The activist about to step up the fight against extremism

Sara Khan: The activist about to step up the fight against extremism

Sara Khan: The activist about to step up the fight against extremism

Sara Khan has reportedly been threatened with Isis rape and the police installed a petrol-bomb-proof letterbox at her home

A horrifying new trend appears to be emerging called upskirting, where people secretly film up women's skirts and later upload the footage online.  Writer Gina Martin fell victim to this during a music festival and since then has been campaigning to make the act illegal, according to the International Business Times.  At the time of the incident the woman was able to take the man's phone but even when police officers saw the image they stated it was not a crime.  Now when incidents like this happen perpetra

Activist Sara Khan to lead new commission for countering extremism

Activist Sara Khan to lead new commission for countering extremism

Sara Khan is a counter-extremism and women's rights activist and is expected to take up the position next month

Charity permitted to challenge Government plans to cap child refugees in UK

Charity permitted to challenge Government plans to cap child refugees in UK

Charity permitted to challenge Government plans to cap child refugees in UK

The Help Refugees charity is calling for more child refugees to be allowed to enter the UK

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Poppi died in December 2012

Julia Hartley-Brewer slams 'litany of failures' in Poppi Worthington case

Julia slams 'litany of failures' in Poppi Worthington case

Local MP John Woodcock says he will be demanding a public inquiry into the 2012 tragedy

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Number of suspects held in terror investigations rises

UK terror arrests soar to record high as Manchester and London atrocities lead to 54% jump

UK terror arrests soar to record high as 400 suspects held in single year

A total of 400 people were held for terror-related offences in Britain in the year to the end of September

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The shadow home secretary believes the UK police force remains racist

Diane Abbott blasts Tory government for presiding over racist police force

Diane Abbott blasts Tory government for presiding over racist police force

Abbott was speaking in light of Home Office data

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK by Home Office

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK by Home Office

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK

The Government has improved on its first announcement of a one year grace period

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

Brexit: deportation of EU nationals has increased since referendum, say figures

Brexit: Deportation of EU nationals has soared since referendum, new figures show

Deportation of EU nationals has soared since Brexit referendum, figures show

The Independent has acquired and analysed official government data which revealed the increase

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Home Office leak: 'Government are doing the right thing, abuses of our money will stop', says David Davies MP

Home Office leak: 'Government are doing the right thing and they should go further', says David Davies MP

'Government should go even further', says Tory MP after Brexit leak

David Davies, MP for Monmouth, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the leak of key papers to control immigration after Brexit

Sir Michael Fallon insists UK won't close off as Home Office immigration paper leak causes political row

Sir Michael Fallon insists UK won't close itself off despite immigration paper leak

Michael Fallon insists UK won't close itself off after immigration paper leak

The Defence Secretary said the leak did not represent the Government's position, but appeared to back plans to reduce immigration

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

BBC figures show more than 56,000 migrant attempts to enter UK were stopped

BBC figures show more than 56,000 migrant attempts to enter UK were stopped

BBC figures show more than 56,000 migrant attempts to enter UK were stopped

The statistics were released by a Freedom of Information request

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

'The UK should introduce work permits as we don't need low skilled immigrant workers', says Migration Watch

UK needs work permits to keep out low-skilled immigrants, says Migration Watch chair

'UK needs work permits to keep out low-skilled immigrants'

Lord Andrew Green says an 'objective analysis on whether we really do depend on immigration' is worth attempting

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Open Britain's Will Cousins over importing EU workers

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Open Britain's Will Cousins over importing EU workers

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Open Britain's Will Cousins over EU workers

Our host spoke to the representative from the pro-EU thinktank about the Government's plans to bring in consultants on a post-Brexit immigration system

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Diane Abbott replaced by Lyn Brown as shadow home secretary

Diane Abbott replaced by Lyn Brown as shadow home secretary

Diane Abbott replaced by Lyn Brown as shadow home secretary

Labour makes change at 11th hour to cover Abbott's 'ill health'

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Manchester Attack: Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over US media photo leaks

Manchester Attack: Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over US media photo leaks

Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over US media leaks

UK officials were furious after information about the Manchester attack investigation was leaked to the US press on Wednesday

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Reports claim Twitter has blocked the Government from potential counter-terror sources

Twitter blocks Government anti-terror spies - reports

Twitter blocks Government anti-terror spies - reports

The Daily Telegraph is claiming the social network has blocked the Government from accessing terrorism-related information

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Leaked Cabinet document leads to accusations Theresa May 'sabotaged' Government plan to explain immigration benefits for Britain

Brexit: Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

The Prime Minister has been accused of blocking a bid to explain the positive benefits during the EU referendum after a Cabinet document leaked to The Independent

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

UK to get EU support over WhatsApp debate in the wake of Westminster

Amber Rudd likely to get EU backing over WhatsApp terror row

Amber Rudd likely to get EU backing over WhatsApp terror row

The UK Government has been fighting to see Khalid Masood's final WhatsApp message, sent minutes before he committed the atrocity

'Amber Rudd doesn't seem to understand risks of opening up encryption', says tech specialist Tom Cheesewright

Whatsapp Terror Row: 'Amber Rudd doesn't seem to realise risk of opening up encryption'

'Amber Rudd doesn't seem to realise risk of opening up encryption'

Tech specialist Tom Cheesewright spoke to James Max about the risks the Home Secretary is creating if security services are able to bypass WhatsApp encryption

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

'Terrorism will continue because immigration is a problem in society', says former security head

White terror suspects: 'Some of these people are almost autistic' says former security head

'Terrorism will continue because immigration is a problem in society'

Home Office figures show one in three people arrested on terror offences last year were white

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Amber Rudd 'hate incident' shows 'establishment has lost the plot', says editor

Amber Rudd hate speech row is a stalinist nightmare, says Spiked editor

Amber Rudd hate speech row is a stalinist nightmare, says Spiked editor

Brendan O'Neill, the editor of Spiked Online, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after West Midlands Police said the Home Secretary's speech at last year's Conservative party conference is being treated as a hate incident

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Does The UK Need Trump Style ‘Extreme Vetting’ of Muslims?

Trump-style 'extreme vetting' already exists in Britain - we don't need to change anything

'Extreme vetting' already exists in Britain - we don't need to change anything

Oshin Shahiean, solicitor and senior immigration adviser at OTS Solicitors, says Britain is already well-protected and there's no need to panic after Berlin attack

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Leaked documents suggest Home Office wanted children of illegal immigrants to be last choice for school places

Theresa May planned to block school places for illegal immigrant children, leaked letters suggest

Theresa May 'planned to block school places for illegal immigrant children'

The BBC claims to have seen Cabinet letters which suggest Theresa May's department wanted schools to withdraw places for children if their families weren't legally in the UK

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Home Office rejects suggestions Amber Rudd made commitment to campaigners for Orgreave inquiry

Home Office rejects suggestions Amber Rudd promised an Orgreave inquiry

Home Office rejects suggestions Amber Rudd promised an Orgreave inquiry

The Home Secretary announced there would be no inquiry into the confrontation during the 1984 clash with miners at a Rotherham coking plant

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Brexit: 'religious and racially-motivated offences' increased after the EU referendum, says Home Office

Brexit: 'religious and racially-motivated offences' spiked after EU referendum, says Home Office

Home Office: 'religious and racially-motivated offences' soared after Brexit

Police officers have recorded a 41% year-on-year increase in crime since the EU referendum

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Francois Hollande: 'We're doing our bit' for Calais migrants, says Charlie Elphicke MP

'Britain isn't responsible for migrant crisis': MP Charlie Elphicke responds to Francois Hollande's Calais Jungle comments

MP Charlie Elphicke rebukes Francois Hollande for Calais Jungle comments

French president had called for Britain to step up and 'play its part' in humanitarian efforts within Calais Jungle

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

EasyJet flight EZY5263: Security expert explains Home Office practice after migrant meltdown

EasyJet flight EZY5263: Security operation savaged after migrant's 'Allahu Akhbar' meltdown

Security operation savaged after migrant's 'Allahu Akhbar' easyJet meltdown

Will Geddes explained how officials should have properly assessed a man who repeatedly shouted 'allahu ackbar' on a flight from Gatwick to Venice

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

20 day old baby smuggled into Britain in the back of a lorry

20-day-old baby 'smuggled into Britain in back of lorry'

20 day old baby smuggled into Britain in the back of a lorry

The baby girl is said to have travelled with a group of migrants from The Jungle camp in Calais, they were discovered at Watford Gap services on Tuesday

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Lord Andrew Green dismisses Calais migrants UK asylum deal

UK Calais migrant deal 'won't happen' says head of Migration Watch

UK Calais migrant deal 'won't happen' says head of Migration Watch

Lord Green tells talkRADIO the proposed system wouldn't work for either France of the UK

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Migration Watch Chief Executive Alanna Thomas insists Home Office system for asylum seekers needs to be overhauled

Asylum seeker system must be overhauled by Home Office, says Migration Watch chief Alanna Thomas

Migration Watch boss explains flaws in Home Office asylum system

This follows reports that one in three asylum claims are being made by illegal immigrants or people who have overstayed their visas

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Refugee crisis: 'France and Britain seem to be playing bureaucratic ping pong', says Citizens UK

Refugee Crisis: "France and Britain are playing bureaucratic ping pong", say Citizens UK

Refugee Crisis: "France and Britain playing bureaucratic ping pong"

Social justice campaign group Citizens UK say that the government need to make it easier for unaccompanied refugee children to be reunited with their families…

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Refugee crisis: 'We need the government to show leadership', says CalAid volunteer

Refugee Crisis: "Whatever the reason, we need to help", says humanitarian campaigner

Refugee Crisis: "Whatever the reason, we need to help"

Sioban Wall, who volunteers at a camp in Calais, tells talkRADIO listeners that the British government needs to "show leadership" in dealing with the humanitarian crisis developing across Europe…

Byron Burgers: Witness of Home Office raid tells talkRADIO his experience

Byron Burgers: Witness of Home Office raid tells talkRADIO about his experience

Byron Burgers: Witness of Home Office raid tells talkRADIO about his experience

'Alberto' was present when officers took workers on the training day aside

Lynne Sandford, the mother of the 20-year-old British man accused of intending to shoot US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has told talkRADIO that "my world just stopped" when she heard of the charges facing her son.

"My world just stopped" - Lynne Sandford on her son Michael's alleged attempted shooting of Donald Trump

Trump shooting suspect's mum: "My world just stopped"

Lynne Sandford has launched a crowdfunding campaign to try to bring home son Michael, who faces 30 years in jail after an alleged attempt to shoot US presidential candidate…

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

'They were put into a corner' - Immigration lawyer defends Byron Hamburgers after Home Office migrant sting revelation

Byron Burgers had "no choice but to cooperate" in Home Office illegal workers sting, says immigration lawyer

Byron Burgers had "no choice but to cooperate" in Home Office sting

Immigration lawyer Harjap Singh Bhangal says the hamburger chain was "put into a corner" over a government crackdown on illegal workers…

Monday, July 25, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

'A complete fiasco' - Charlie Elphicke MP blasts Home Office and Department of Transport over handling of Dover port traffic situation

Dover delays: 'A complete fiasco' - MP Charlie Elphicke blasts Home Office and Department of Transport over handling of port traffic situation

Dover delays: 'A complete fiasco' - MP Charlie Elphicke blasts traffic chaos

The member for Dover and Deal says the Home Office and Department of Transport "should have been prepared - we've had a nightmare on our roads"

Monday, May 23, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

'Nothing is being done' - Khalid Mahmood slams the Home Office for failing to prosecute jihadists

Home Office 'has no idea' how many jihadists are in the country, says MP Khalid Mahmood

Home Office 'has no idea' how many jihadists are in the country, says MP

The Labour member for Birmingham Perry Barr says 'nothing is being done' to track militants who return to the UK