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Home Office spent £347m on failed immigration IT programme

Home Office spent almost £350 million on a failed immigration IT project to process immigrants’ paperwork, a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO) has revealed.

Don’t expect doctors to act as border guards, BMA tells government

The British Medical Association (BMA) has warned the government against expecting doctors to act as ‘border guards’ in implementing the Department of Health’s visitor and migrant NHS cost-recovery programme.

Sarah Teather to chair inquiry into immigration detention

Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather will chair a parliamentary inquiry into the use of immigration detention.

Exclude students from immigration target, say prospective Tory MPs

Almost 80% of prospective Tory MPs think international students should be excluded from any target for reducing migration, a new survey has revealed.

Cameron incompetent on EU affairs, says Polish minister

A leading Polish politician believes UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron is incompetent in handling European affairs.