The shadow home secretary said Ms Patel should resign from the Cabinet while an investigation into bullying allegations takes place.
The former Conservative MP and special adviser defends the Home Secretary after the dramatic resignation of a top Home Office civil servant.
The security minister has defended the Home Secretary amid claims of bullying and distrust at the Home Office.
The Home Secretary said this system will “do what it says on the tin”, end free movement and bring overall migration numbers down.
The Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill will stop terrorists being automatically freed halfway through their sentence.
A deportation flight set off for Jamaica this morning but a number of those due to be on it remained after a court ruling over legal aid.
Home Office minister Brandon Lewis said the plans would stop the automatic early release of dozens of terrorists currently behind bars.
Rishi Sunak insisted the deportation was "reasonable", despite more than 150 cross-party MPs and peers calling to halt tomorrow’s flight.
Women and children were seen among a significant number of migrants brought to shore in Dover
The legal bid will look at whether it was lawful to revoke the British citizenship of IS bride Shamima Begum.
A Home Office minister warned European Union citizens could be deported if they do not apply for settled status by the end of next year.
Figures have shown a rise in the number of right-wing extremists jailed under terror laws, while the number of Islamist extremists fell.
A gay rugby player said he is feeling "hopeless and depressed" after losing his deportation battle and being ordered to leave the UK.
The chair of the Public Accounts Committee has said the new criminal record system puts the UK "back at square one".
The home secretary has said that the current estimated cost of the Windrush Compensation Scheme was about £200 million.
The Church of England has criticised the Home Office after it quoted the Bible to question an asylum seeker's claim that he converted to Christianity because it is a peaceful religion.
Nearly 3,700 people have been issued with British citizenship under a Home Office scheme set up in response to the Windrush scandal.
The family of Islamic State bride Shamima Begum have written to the Home Secretary asking for his help to bring her newborn son to Britain.
Two people have been arrested after demonstrators filled a pool outside the Home Office with fake blood in protest of the government's deportation flights.
talkRADIO’s Mike Graham has said that the people on a chartered deportation flight to Jamaica should not be allowed to remain in the UK, amid pressure from MPs and campaigners to stop the plane.
David Lammy blasted the Home Office's handling of the Windrush scandal after an outcry about new deportation flights to Jamaica
Deportation flights sending foreign national offenders to Jamaica will result in a repeat of the Windrush scandal, immigration expert Satbir Singh has claimed.
Sephton Henry, a former gang member has said described the Home Secretary’s new measures to tackle knife crime “a joke”, and said that the funding might as well go straight to knife crime offenders to “change their lives”.
The country's first-ever legal cannabis farm is set to open in Wiltshire after planning permission was granted.
The Director of Rights Watch UK has criticised the government's counter-terrorism strategy, claiming it has had a "chilling" effect on communities.
Neil Anderson, Executive Director of Migration Watch UK has said that reports of illegal migrants attempting to cross the Channel in dinghies are a “small front-end of a significant wedge”.
Rachel Horman, a domestic abuse lawyer has said that proposals for domestic abuse offenders to face lie-detector tests when released from prison could lead to “lazy policing”.
Immigration expert David Wood has said that migrants have an “unrealistic expectation” of the UK and believe that the streets are “paved with gold”.
A campaign formed to advocate for EU citizens in the UK has criticised the Home Office’s EU Settlement Scheme for charging applicants, after the authority of Berlin launched a similar - but free - scheme for Brits living in the German city.
An immigration lawyer has claimed Sajid Javid branding the Channel migrant crossings as a "major incident" is an exaggeration.
Six Iranian men have been found on a Kent beach, amid mounting calls for the Government to tackle the migrant crisis.
The Home Secretary has declared the rising number of migrants attempting to cross the English Channel a "major incident".
Jo Ram, one of the Stansted 15 protesters, has said that this “draconian” legislation “should never have been used against” them.
Thousands of children have been flagged up to authorities over terror concerns, official figures reveal.
One of a group of 15 protesters who have been found guilty of an aviation security offence said the charges brought against them were a "shock".
Fifteen protesters who cut through Stansted Airport’s fence and locked themselves together around a chartered deportation plane have been found guilty of an aviation security offence following a nine-week trial.
The Home Office is more than 1,400 short of its target staffing level for Brexit preparations.
Sajid Javid has said there needs to be "more leadership all round" after unveiling details of a new drive to stop youngsters being drawn into crime.
The vice chair of Migration Watch UK has said the Home Office should be "put in the dock" for losing track of 450 foreign criminals in the last two and a half years.
Former Home Office Amber Rudd was failed by her officials during the row over immigration policy that led to her resignation as home secretary.
Chief Executive of Stop Hate UK, Rose Simkins has said that if the UK does not deal with hate crime then we are allowing “people to get away with murder” because hate crimes can escalate to serious offences.
Trevor Phillips said there had been a change in perception of what a hate crime is, and urged against blaming Brexit for an increase in prejudice
Amnesty UK's refugee and migrant rights programme director has said the Home Office illegally taking DNA samples from immigrants has resulted in people "entitled to be here treated as if they're not".
The Director of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants has said that the Home Office has created a “hostile environment” after Sajid Javid apologised for immigrants being forced to provide DNA samples as part of their applications.
A former Detective Inspector has said that due to cuts, police are "expecting individuals to gather the evidence themselves".
A former Army officer tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Isis suspects should not be tried in the UK because of the risk they could radicalise other inmates in jail
Up to a million reported crimes are being dropped with little or no investigation, it has been reported.
The private company Capita, which handled the Windrush cases, had a Home Office contract that paid extra money if more people were removed from Britain, according to newly released documents.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid shared a video of Jeremy Corbyn talking about Brits who'd gone to fight Isis, and called him 'one of the biggest threats to national security'
Passport renewals were delayed when the Home Office said some EU citizens did not have the requisite documentation to prove entitlement to reside in the UK
The Home Office received backlash after tweeting that families with different surnames should bring extra documentation to passport control, which includes birth and divorce certificates.