Harmondsworth Immigration Detention Centre to Double Capacity

Britain has the largest network of immigration detention centres in Europe... Read More...

The Queen's Speech

The Queen opened the new Parliament yesterday in ceremonial style with her speech outlining the government's plans.
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UNHCR calls for broad protection of Somalis

UNHCR’s latest guidelines call for a broad application of refugee protection to Somali asylum-seekers.... Read More...

No notice removals suspended

UK Border Agency policy was that 72 hours notice of removal must normally be given, this is suspended pending legal challenge starting on 15 June 2010.
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Protection of gay asylum seekers

The Home Secretary to-be Theresa May promoted the Conservative Party's "Contract for Equalities", and stated:
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The Bristol Bike Project

A charitable project in Bristol provides refugees bicycles for their own use... Read More...

A Conservative-Lib Dem coalition and an immigration cap A Conservative-Lib Dem coalition and an immigration cap A Conservative-Lib Dem coalition and an immigration cap

The Conservatives have agreed to form a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats. This is the first time Britain has had a coalition government in 70 years.
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Legal Aid and the election

The economy is at the forefront of the upcoming election. All the political parties are caught in a budgeting trap of preserving some services... Read More...

Who'd would vote for the BNP

The BNP proposed to offer non-white British people £50,000 to leave "overcrowded" Britain and return to the land of their ancestors, the party's leader Nick Griffin said.
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Election roundup...

The Liberal Democrats propose to end the imprisonment of children in immigration detention centers, they call the imprisonment “unnecessary...inhuman... Read More...