Sajid Javid

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Criminals could be allowed to keep their records from employers

Criminals could be allowed to keep their records from employers

Criminals could be allowed to keep their records from employers

Employers could be kept in the dark about the criminal records of some job applicants under a review of rules by the home secretary.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Letter

70 MPs urge government to extradite Julian Assange in letter

70 MPs urge government to extradite Julian Assange in letter

More than 70 parliamentarians have signed a letter urging the government to ensure Julian Assange faces Swedish authorities if they request his extradition.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Windrush compensation scheme will not bring back ‘stolen’ years

Windrush compensation scheme will not bring back ‘stolen’ years

Windrush compensation scheme will not bring back ‘stolen’ years

The Windrush Compensation Scheme was “welcomed” but will not bring back “the years that people have had stolen”, the CEO of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants has said.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Windrush compensation estimated to cost £200m

Windrush compensation estimated to cost £200m

Windrush compensation estimated to cost £200m

The home secretary has said that the current estimated cost of the Windrush Compensation Scheme was about £200 million.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Crime

'Legal duty' to report knife crime is government 'passing the blame'

'Legal duty' to report knife crime is government 'passing the blame'

Teachers, nurses and police officers could be held accountable for failing to "spot warning signs" of violent crime among young people, under government plans announced today.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Thousands to get UK citizenship in response to Windrush scandal

Thousands get UK citizenship in response to Windrush scandal

Thousands get UK citizenship in response to Windrush scandal

Nearly 3,700 people have been issued with British citizenship under a Home Office scheme set up in response to the Windrush scandal.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Theresa May has shown ‘contempt for policing’

Theresa May has shown ‘contempt for policing’

Theresa May has shown ‘contempt for policing’

The national chairman of the Police Federation has said it is “clear” that the home secretary had fought for the £100million extra funding announced on Wednesday, because Theresa May has shown “nothing but contempt for policing”.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Sajid Javid: Shamima Begum solely responsible for her child’s death

Sajid Javid: Shamima Begum solely responsible for her child’s death

The home secretary told the Commons that the death of any child was a “tragedy”, but added Shamima Begum was the “only person responsible”.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Former Chief Constable of Cambridge Police, Tom Lloyd has described the proposal to bring in the army to deal with knife crime as “nonsense”.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Police chief brands knife attacks ‘national emergency’

Police Commissioner: knife attacks a ‘national emergency’

Police Commissioner: knife attacks a ‘national emergency’

A slew of stabbings across two major cities has been described as a "national emergency" by West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson.

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, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn: Shamima Begum has a right to return

Jeremy Corbyn: Shamima Begum has a right to return

Jeremy Corbyn has criticised Sajid Javid’s decision to revoke Shamima Begum’s citizenship, saying that she has a right to return to the UK.

Some 99% of voters say Shamima Begum should not be allowed to return

Shamima Begum: 288,100 votes cast in talkRADIO poll

Shamima Begum: 288,100 votes cast in talkRADIO poll

A talkRADIO poll which asked whether Islamic State bride Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to the UK has received 288,100 votes.

Shamima Begum will not be ‘allowed to enter’ our country, says Bangladesh

Shamima Begum will not be ‘allowed to enter’ Bangladesh

Shamima Begum will not be ‘allowed to enter’ Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s foreign affairs minister has said that Islamic State bride Shamima Begum is not a Bangladeshi citizen and will not be allowed to enter the country.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

IS schoolgirl Shamima Begum brands decision to revoke her citizenship ‘unjust’

IS schoolgirl Shamima Begum brands decision to revoke her citizenship ‘unjust’

IS schoolgirl Shamima Begum brands decision to revoke her citizenship ‘unjust’

Islamic State bride Shamima Begum has claimed the Government's decision to revoke her British citizenship is "unjust".

Shamima Begum

Government must prove Shamima Begum is ‘threat to the country’

Government must prove Shamima Begum is ‘threat to the country’

The government will have to prove Shamima Begum poses a risk to national security in order to take away her British citizenship, according to a leading human rights lawyer.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks anti-FGM bill

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks bill to protect children at risk from FGM

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks bill to protect children at risk of FGM

Conservative MP Christopher Chope, who had previously objected to a bill to criminalise upskirting, has blocked new legislation that would have strengthened laws against female mutilation.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Graffiti

Number of antisemitic hate incidents reported in UK reach record high

Number of antisemitic hate incidents reported in UK reach record high

A record number of antisemitic hate incidents were reported in the UK last year, new figures have revealed.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

David Lammy calls Windrush scandal 'government's pandering to the far right'

David Lammy calls Windrush scandal 'government's pandering to the far right'

David Lammy calls Windrush scandal 'government's pandering to the far right'

David Lammy blasted the Home Office's handling of the Windrush scandal after an outcry about new deportation flights to Jamaica

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Give knife crime funding to offenders to ‘change their lives’, says former gang member

Former gang member brands Sajid Javid's Knife Crime Prevention Orders 'a joke'

Former gang member brands Sajid Javid's Knife Crime Prevention Orders 'a joke'

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”.

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.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dinghies of migrants are small part of ‘significant wedge’ of illegal migration, says Director of Migration Watch UK

Dinghies of migrants are small part of ‘significant wedge’ of illegal migration, says Director of Migration Watch UK

Dinghies of migrants are small part of immigration, says migration expert

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”.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

Migrants come to UK believing the streets are ‘paved with gold’, says Theresa May's ex-immigration director

Migrants come to UK believing the streets are ‘paved with gold’, says Theresa May's ex-immigration director

Migrants come to UK believing it is ‘paved with gold’, says immigration expert

Immigration expert David Wood has said that migrants have an “unrealistic expectation” of the UK and believe that the streets are “paved with gold”.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Sajid Javid

Home Secretary 'wrong' to question whether migrants are 'genuine', says Satbir Singh

Satbir Singh: Home Secretary 'wrong' to question whether migrants are 'genuine'

The chief executive of the Joint Council for Welfare of Immigrants has said it was "wrong" of Sajid Javid to question whether migrants crossing the Channel were "genuine" asylum seekers.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Sajid Javid

Home Secretary has 'exaggerated' severity of migrant 'crisis', claims immigration lawyer

Home Secretary has 'exaggerated' severity of migrant 'crisis', claims lawyer

An immigration lawyer has claimed Sajid Javid branding the Channel migrant crossings as a "major incident" is an exaggeration.

The perception that 'all migrants want to come to Britain' is not true, says aid worker

The perception that 'all migrants want to come to Britain' is not true, says aid worker

Perception that 'all migrants want to come to UK' is not true, says aid worker

Aid worker Rob Lawrie, who works with asylum seekers in camps in France, says the perception they want to settle in the UK over other countries is 'rhetoric' fuelled by the media and controversial figures

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Sajid Javid

Sajid Javid questions how 'genuine' cross-Channel migrants are

Sajid Javid questions how 'genuine' cross-Channel migrants are

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has questioned whether migrants using dinghys and small boats to cross the English Channel are "genuine" asylum seekers.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Six Iranian nationals found on Kent beach

Six Iranian nationals found on Kent beach following 'major incident' declaration over migrant Channel crossings

Six Iranian nationals found on Kent beach

Six Iranian men have been found on a Kent beach, amid mounting calls for the Government to tackle the migrant crisis.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Home Secretary Sajid Javid cuts holiday short to deal with migrant ‘major incident’

Home Secretary Sajid Javid cuts holiday short to deal with migrant ‘major incident’

Sajid Javid cuts holiday short to deal with migrant ‘major incident'

Home Secretary Sajid Javid is cutting short a Christmas break to return to the UK to tackle a wave of attempts by migrants to cross the English Channel by boat.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Friday, December 28, 2018

Home Secretary Sajid Javid declares a major incident after a series of migrant channel crossings over Christmas

Home Secretary Sajid Javid declares a major incident after a series of migrant channel crossings over Christmas

Home Secretary declares major incident after series of migrant channel crossings

The Home Secretary has declared the rising number of migrants attempting to cross the English Channel a "major incident".

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

What does the immigration white paper mean for post-Brexit migration?

What does the immigration white paper mean for post-Brexit migration?

What does the immigration white paper mean for post-Brexit migration?

Sajid Javid has announced some of the UK's post-Brexit immigration plans in the delayed white paper

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Sajid Javid pledges to cut immigration to ‘sustainable’ levels after Brexit

Sajid Javid pledges to cut immigration to ‘sustainable’ levels after Brexit

Sajid Javid pledges to cut immigration to ‘sustainable’ levels after Brexit

The Government will get immigration down to "sustainable" levels, but there will be no "specific target" for reducing the numbers, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has said.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Over 2,000 children referred to anti-terror scheme

Over 2,000 children referred to anti-terror scheme

Over 2,000 children referred to anti-terror scheme

Thousands of children have been flagged up to authorities over terror concerns, official figures reveal.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

‘90% of bets are for Theresa May to win the vote’, says betting expert

‘90% of bets are for Theresa May to win the vote’, says betting expert

‘90% of bets are for Theresa May to win the vote’, says betting expert

Katie Baylis, Betfair’s Political Betting expert has said that 90% of the bets on the vote are for Theresa May to win Wednesday’s vote.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Police numbers in London could fall to lowest level since 2002, says Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan: Police numbers in London could fall to lowest level since 2002

Sadiq Khan: Police numbers in London could fall to lowest level since 2002

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said the number of police officers in the Capital could drop to their lowest levels since 2002, unless financial cuts are stopped.

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.

David Davies MP: ‘The bleeding-heart liberal brigade’ is encouraging migrants ‘to risk their lives’

David Davies MP: ‘The bleeding-heart liberal brigade’ is encouraging migrants ‘to risk their lives’

David Davies: ‘The bleeding-heart brigade’ encourages migrants ‘to risk lives'

David Davies, the Conservative MP for Monmouth has said that the ‘bleeding-heart liberal brigade’ is encouraging migrants to “risk their lives” cross the English Channel, after the Home Secretary said he was considering using a Border Force ship to rescue them.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Home Secretary calls for ‘more leadership all round’ to stop children being drawn into crime

Home Secretary calls for ‘more leadership all round’ to stop children being drawn into crime

Sajid Javid calls for ‘more leadership’ to stop children being drawn into crime

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.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

James Brokenshire urges people to stop sharing 'repugnant' Grenfell bonfire video

James Brokenshire urges people to stop sharing 'repugnant' Grenfell bonfire video

James Brokenshire: Stop sharing 'repugnant' Grenfell bonfire video

Housing secretary James Brokenshire has responded to a video circulating in which a group of people burn a model of Grenfell Tower

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

Sajid Javid

Home Office DNA sampling: 'People who are entitled to be here are treated as if they are not', says Amnesty UK spokesman

DNA sampling: 'People entitled to be here are treated as if they are not'

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".

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Director of immigrant welfare council: Home Office is creating a ‘policy of hostility’ as immigrants required to give DNA samples

Director of immigrant welfare council: Home Office is creating a ‘policy of hostility’ as immigrants required to give DNA samples

Home Office is creating ‘policy of hostility', says Director of Welfare Council

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.  

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.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Sajid Javid: Concerns about immigration don't make people 'hostile'

Sajid Javid: Concerns about immigration don't make people 'hostile'

Sajid Javid: Concerns about immigration don't make people 'hostile'

Home Secretary Sajid Javid said he was eager to define a new immigration policy for the UK post-Brexit

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Nadine Dorries MP: ‘My dream ticket would be Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid’

Nadine Dorries MP: ‘My dream ticket would be Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid’

Nadine Dorries MP: ‘My dream ticket would be Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid’

Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has said that her dream ticket for the party leadership would be Boris Johnson as leader and Sajid Javid as Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Bonuses given for deporting Windrush cases 'shocking but not surprising', says author of 'Bloody Foreigners

Bonuses given for deporting Windrush cases 'shocking but not surprising', says author of 'Bloody Foreigners'

Bonuses for deporting Windrush cases 'shocking but not surprising', says author

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.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Sajid Javid calls Jeremy Corbyn a ‘threat to national security’

Sajid Javid calls Jeremy Corbyn a ‘threat to national security’

Sajid Javid calls Jeremy Corbyn a ‘threat to national security’

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'

Wonga: Payday loans firm on the brink of going bust, but what are its links to the Tories?

Wonga: Payday loans firm on the brink of going bust, but what are its links to the Tories?

Wonga: Payday loans firm could go bust, but what are its links to the Tories?

Wonga, the payday loan company that charges up to 1,509% APR, is on the brink of administration, and has links to the Conservative party

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

Monday, July 30, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Sajid Javid 'does not support the death penalty' amid 'Beatles' terror case

Sajid Javid 'does not support the death penalty' amid 'Beatles' terror case

Mr Javid faced intense criticism after agreeing to share intelligence with the US without seeking guarantees Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh would not face execution.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Vince Cable tells Mike Graham that Sajid Javid has got the jihadi Beatles case ‘wrong’

Cable tells Mike Graham that Sajid Javid has got the jihadi Beatles case ‘wrong'

It was reported on Monday that Sajid Javid said the UK would not demand a death penalty assurance in this particular case.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

"The papacy would be fantastic. I would be infallible, which is better than is given to most politicians."

Rees-Mogg: I'm more likely to be Pope than PM

Rees-Mogg: I'm more likely to be Pope than PM

The arch-Eurosceptic insisted he was not "personally ambitious"

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Home Secretary launches review of medicinal cannabis use

Home Secretary launches review of medicinal cannabis use

Sajid Javid announced the move in a statement to the House of Commons in the wake of a series of appeals from parents who want their children to be able to access medications which can alleviate epilepsy and other illnesses.

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