Home Secretary

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Shamima

Begum family plead with Sajid Javid to help bring IS teen's baby to Britain

Begum family plead with Sajid Javid to help bring IS teen's baby to Britain

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.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Knife Crime Prevention Orders 'not the answer' to stopping young people carrying knives

Knife Crime Prevention Orders 'not the answer' to stopping young people carrying knives

Knife Crime Prevention Orders 'not the answer' to stop youngsters having knives

The chief of a knife crime awareness charity says the newly-announced Knife Crime Prevention Orders won't stop young people carrying knives

Home secretary

Home secretary launches 'social media ASBOs' in bid to tackle knife violence

Home secretary launches 'social media ASBOs' in bid to tackle knife violence

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has unveiled new ASBO-style orders designed to tackle spiralling knife violence.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Sajid Javid

Sajid Javid: Police knocking suspects off mopeds is 'exactly what we need'

Police knocking suspects off mopeds is 'exactly what we need', says Sajid Javid

The home secretary has backed a controversial new tactic which allows police to knock suspects off mopeds.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Medical cannabis campaigner Charlotte Caldwell: 'I can't thank home secretary enough'

Medical cannabis campaigner Charlotte Caldwell: 'I can't thank home secretary enough'

Charlotte Caldwell: 'I can't thank home secretary enough'

Charlotte Caldwell, whose son Billy controls his epilepsy with medical cannabis, thanked Sajid Javid for allowing doctors to prescribe medical cannabis

Medicinal cannabis

Doctors able to prescribe cannabis products to patients from November, Sajid Javid announces

Doctors able to prescribe cannabis products to patients from November

Doctors will be able to prescribe cannabis products to patients from November 1, the home secretary Sajid Javid has announced.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018

Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson reveals ‘glaring’ inaccuracy in BBC’s Bodyguard

Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson reveals ‘glaring’ inaccuracy in BBC’s Bodyguard

Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson reveals inaccuracy in BBC’s Bodyguard

Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson has said there was a “glaring” mistake in the BBC hit series Bodyguard.

Is the BBC’s Bodyguard realistic? We ask a close protection officer to find out

Is the BBC’s Bodyguard realistic? We ask a close protection officer to find out

Is the BBC’s Bodyguard realistic? We ask a close protection officer to find out

Justin James has said that relationships like the one in the BBC’s Bodyguard do happen but added that “it is not a good thing”.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

80,000 people pose a sexual threat to children online, Sajid Javid will warn

80,000 people pose a sexual threat to children online, Sajid Javid will warn

80,000 people pose a sexual threat to children online, Sajid Javid will warn

At least 80,000 people in the UK pose a sexual threat to children online, the Home Secretary is set to reveal.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Sajid Javid apologises to members of Windrush generation who may have been wrongly detained

Sajid Javid apologises to members of Windrush generation who may have been wrongly detained

Sajid Javid apologises to wrongfully detained Windrush members

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has issued an apology after 18 people were identified as having been wrongfully detained

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Charlotte Caldwell: Legalising medical cannabis will 'save hundreds of children's lives'

Charlotte Caldwell: 'War on medical cannabis is over' as Sajid Javid promises review

Charlotte Caldwell: 'War on medical cannabis is over'

The mother of Billy Caldwell, whose severe epilepsy is kept at bay with medicinal cannabis, says the 'war' on the substance is over after Sajid Javid promised a review into its use

Monday, June 18, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

Charlotte Caldwell and her son Billy. Image: Keep Billy Alive/Facebook

Expert panel assembled to advise government on cannabis oil

Expert panel assembled to advise government on cannabis oil

An urgent question took place in Commons today after epileptic Billy Caldwell, 12, had his cannabis oil confiscated

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

Sajid Javid, the new Home Secretary

Sajid Javid: the man behind the headlines

Sajid Javid: the man behind the headlines

What you need to know about the new Home Secretary

ID cards could have prevented the Windrush scandal, say former Home Secretaries

ID cards could have prevented the Windrush scandal, say former Home Secretaries

ID cards could have prevented the Windrush scandal, say former Home Secretaries

Alan Johnson and Charles Clarke criticise Theresa May for scrapping the ID card scheme

BREAKING: Sajid Javid announced as new Home Secretary

Sajid Javid announced as new Home Secretary

Sajid Javid announced as new Home Secretary

Sajid Javid has been appointed following Amber Rudd's resignation.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Home Secretary Amber Rudd: government 'still working on' its position

Minister suggests government 'still working on' its position on customs union

Minister suggests government 'still working on' its position on customs union

'Government is an utter car crash', says Lib Dem MP

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

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Prevent anti-terror program undermined by spying accusations, says Amber Rudd

Prevent anti-terror program undermined by spying accusations, says Amber Rudd

Prevent anti-terror program undermined by spying accusations, says Amber Rudd

The Home Secretary made clear in The Sun the program was here to stay

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Amber Rudd calls on Silicon Valley tech giants to unite against terrorism

Amber Rudd calls on Silicon Valley tech giants to unite against terror

Amber Rudd calls on Silicon Valley tech giants to unite against terror

The Home Secretary is in California for the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

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

Amber Rudd to commission new committee to devise post-Brexit immigration system

Amber Rudd to commission new committee to devise post-Brexit immigration system

Amber Rudd to commission new committee to devise post-Brexit immigration system

The Home Secretary is to bring in experts to devise a new system for immigration after the UK leaves the EU

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Amber Rudd outlines new measures to tackle knife crime

Amber Rudd outlines new measures to tackle knife crime

Amber Rudd outlines new measures to tackle knife crime

The Home Secretary announced the measures on Tuesday

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Five contenders to be Conservative Party leader if Theresa May quits

Five contenders to be Conservative Party leader if Theresa May quits

In the unlikely event Theresa May resigns, who could lead the party in these uncertain times?

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Labour's international trade spokesperson Barry Gardiner has said Diane Abbott has a serious long term illness and replacement Lyn Brown is a feisty admiral plucky woman.  Diane Abbott has stood down as shadow home secretary due to ill health and Labour's shadow minister for policing Lyn Brown will be taking over.  Gardiner told Julia Hartley-Brewer: "Let me say that I think Diane is clearly not well, and I understand that it’s a condition which has been diagnosed and is long term and I think anybody who’s

'Lyn Brown is one of the most feisty, admirable, plucky women that I know', says Corbyn ally Barry Gardiner

Corbyn ally praises 'feisty, admirable, plucky' Lyn Brown

Labour's Barry Gardiner tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that new shadow home secretary Lyn Brown fights hardest for people at the bottom of the pile

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Operation Temperer - the plan to protect the United Kingdom from terrorism

What does Theresa May's terror threat level decision actually mean for us?

What does Theresa May's terror threat level decision actually mean for us?

Theresa May has become the first Prime Minister in history to implement the operation after the terror threat level was raised to 'critical'

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

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

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech in order to gain support', says professor

'We must find out whether politicians are using hate speech to gain support for Brexit', says professor

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech'

West Midlands Police have said they are treating a speech made by Amber Rudd last year at the Conservative Party conference as a “hate incident,” after a complaint was made by Professor Joshua Silver

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

'The Home Secretary's desperately reaching for answers' with NHS passport scheme, says Caroline Flint MP

'The Home Secretary is desperately reaching for answers' with NHS passport scheme, says Caroline Flint MP

NHS: 'Home Secretary's desperately reaching for answers' with passport scheme

The MP for Don Valley claimed she wasn't sure if showing passports to receive NHS treatment was the best idea

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Lauri Love: 'Extradition treaty is unbalanced because they don't need evidence'

Lauri Love exclusive: 'In America I'd die in detention - that's not right'

Lauri Love exclusive: 'In America I'd die in detention - that's not right'

The 31-year-old spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the cybercrime charges he faces in the United States

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

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Amber Rudd: Migrant spokesman expresses concerns over foreign workers plans

Amber Rudd foreign worker plans 'worrying', says migrant spokesman

Migrant spokesman 'worried' by Amber Rudd foreign worker plans

The Home Secretary has announced proposals where employers need to say how much of their workforce is not British

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Migration Crisis: UK asylum 'hotspot' plan is worth exploring, says Migrant Rights Network Director

Migration Crisis: UK asylum 'hotspot' plan worth exploring, says Migrant Rights Network Director

UK asylum 'hotspot' plan worth exploring, says Migrant Rights Network

Calais regional president Xavier Bertrand put forward an idea where migrants could claim UK asylum before crossing the channel

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Hate crime: Has Brexit vote made Britain more racist?

Hate crime: Has Brexit vote made Britain more racist?

Hate crime: Has Brexit vote made Britain more racist?

As Home Secretary announces a policing review, campaigners say anti-immigrant tone of campaign has allowed extremists to "peddle toxic and hateful views"