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  1. June 18, 2013

    Web watchdog gets wider role in battle to curb child abuse images

    The culture secretary has asked the Internet Watch Foundation to seek out illegal images of child abuse on the internet,...

  2. May 13, 2013

    Damian Green rejects probe into police whistleblowers’ arrest

    Ministers have ruled out an investigation into the arrest of three “whistleblowers” who allegedly leaked details of a £700...

  1. January 31, 2013

    Police numbers lowest in over a decade

    Home Office cuts to police budgets have resulted in the number of police officers in England and Wales falling to their...

  2. January 30, 2013

    Foreigner to run UK police within ‘years’

    Policing minister Damian Green has predicted that the UK will have a foreign chief constable or Scotland Yard chief within...

  3. October 22, 2012

    Apathy threatens vote for crime fighters

    Not since the general election of October 1974 have Britons had to venture out in cold and darkness to exercise their...

  4. September 4, 2012

    MPs attack border agency over student visas

    MPs have launched a scathing attack on the embattled UK Border Agency over its failure to prevent people abusing the student...

  5. August 30, 2012

    Foreign students at centre of migrant furore

    Since taking office in 2010, coalition ministers have insisted that while they wish to cut immigration, they do not want to...

  6. July 10, 2012

    Minister seeks to ease Olympics fears

    Ministers on Tuesday were scrambling to avert concerns that London was heading for “Olympic-geddon” amid growing fears that...

  7. July 9, 2012

    Pressure on May over immigration delays

    Theresa May, the home secretary, has come under more pressure on immigration delays ahead of the Olympics, after opposition...

  8. July 5, 2012

    Border agency seeks ‘missing’ migrants

    More than 150,000 immigrants have been refused permission to stay in the UK but the border agency does not know if they have...

  9. July 2, 2012

    Heathrow queues hit ‘unacceptable levels’

    Queues for immigration at Heathrow have again reached “unacceptable levels” at peak times, the airport’s operator has...

  10. June 9, 2012

    Counterfeit goods seized at shipping port

    The UK Border Force has made its largest-ever seizure of fake Olympic merchandise at the port of Felixstowe, after a...

  11. May 31, 2012

    Home Office hits back at university plea

    The Home Office hit back at recent calls from British universities for foreign students to be excluded from the government’s...

  12. May 24, 2012

    Government fails to hit migration target

    Net migration to the UK remains stubbornly high at more than a quarter of a million, according to data that cast further...

  13. May 15, 2012

    Collins joins queue to criticise May

    Theresa May has been plunged into yet more embarrassment over immigration queues at UK airports after the actress Joan...

  14. May 4, 2012

    Queues at Heathrow: a numbers game

    ‘Heathrow passport control misses target’ Financial Times, May 3 How bad are the queues, actually? Damian Green, the...

  15. May 4, 2012

    Heathrow decreases UK’s appeal

    From Mr Dennis Tan. Sir, Your excellent report on the “Heathrow hassle” (“Push for airlines to fund extra border staff”, May...

  16. May 1, 2012

    Airlines oppose paying for border staff

    Airlines have expressed hostility to a Downing Street-backed plan under which they would pay for extra Border Force staff at...

  17. May 1, 2012

    Memo: low-cost fix to Heathrow mess

    To: Prime MinisterFrom: Passport policy directorateRe: Easy Immigrationcc: Damian Green; Michael O’Leary Mea culpa. The idea...

  18. May 1, 2012

    Visa delays overshadow passport queues

    Ministers have tried to allay criticism from business and travel leaders about the painfully slow processing of visas by...

  19. May 1, 2012

    Has BAA taken its eye off iris-scans?

    From Mr Michael Lang. Sir, Regarding your report (April 28) that Damian Green, the immigration minister, has been summoned...

  20. April 30, 2012

    Airline levy could ease UK border chaos

    Airlines using London’s Heathrow airport would pay higher landing fees to help sort out Britain’s border chaos under a plan...

  21. April 30, 2012

    Heathrow chaos blamed on ‘the weather’

    The UK government has blamed the country’s notorious weather for long immigration lines at airports last weekend that fanned...

  22. April 30, 2012

    Business hits out over Heathrow delays

    Long queues for passport control at Heathrow airport threaten to damage trade and investment just when the Olympics should...

  23. April 30, 2012

    Cameron cancels trip to face Hunt quiz

    David Cameron, prime minister, cancelled a local election campaign visit to Buckinghamshire after he was called to the House...

  24. April 27, 2012

    Minister summoned to explain Heathrow chaos

    Damian Green, the immigration minister, has been summoned to explain a crisis at border control to MPs after a spate of...

  25. April 4, 2012

    Skilled migrant cap frozen for two years

    Ministers have sought to ease fears that the frequent changes to immigration rules are deterring international business, by...

  26. March 18, 2012

    Immigrants have little effect on school standards

    As levels of immigration have increased in recent years, so too has concern over the effect that the influx of non-native...

  27. March 7, 2012

    Police chief refused inquiry phone records

    John Yates, the former Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner, refused to have his telephone records examined when it...

  28. FT Alphaville

    March 6, 2012

    Plea to end foreign worker ‘addiction’

    Britain’s immigration minister has urged companies to wean themselves off their “addiction” to hiring foreign workers,...

  29. March 5, 2012

    Plea to end foreign worker ‘addiction’

    Britain’s immigration minister has urged companies to wean themselves off their “addiction” to hiring foreign workers,...

  30. March 5, 2012

    Minister seeks balance in borders debate

    Damian Green’s brief to allow only the “brightest and best” migrants into the UK might sound like a simple idea but will be...

  31. February 29, 2012

    Minister raises financial bar for UK migrants

    Migrant workers will have to earn at least £35,000 a year if they want to stay in the UK for longer than five years,...

  32. February 23, 2012

    Reforms fail to dent net immigration rate

    Persistently low levels of emigration from the UK combined with an increasing number of immigrants from Africa, Asia and the...

  33. February 13, 2012

    Move to tighten foreign student rules

    Foreign students will need to earn at least £20,000 a year and work for “reputable” Home Office-approved companies only if...

  34. February 2, 2012

    UK to offer visa to international students with flair

    International students who have shown entrepreneurial flair while on courses at UK universities will be allowed to stay on...

  35. February 2, 2012

    More subsidies set for UK graduate courses

    Universities will receive additional subsidies for graduate courses, as officials and ministers start to pay increasing...

  36. February 2, 2012

    Immigration focus turns to ‘quality’

    Britain does not need more immigrants who will be “middle managers” but should instead encourage the entry of “top of the...

  37. January 20, 2012

    Official data stir up immigration debate

    The chair of the UK Statistics Authority waded into a row about migrants on Friday, saying he would examine how the...

  38. January 10, 2012

    Report finds immigration link to unemployment

    The immigration of workers from outside the European Union over the past five years may have led to the displacement of...

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