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Figures show the number of asylum seeker deportations has fallen
Govt misses asylum deportation target

The number of asylum seekers being deported has fallen by 28 per cent, causing the government to miss its targets on removals, new figures show. About 4,500 people made unfounded applications for UK asylum in the three months to September, compared to just 3,635 deportations in the same period – a shortfall in the “tipping… Read more »

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Tessa Jowell says London 2012 Olympic games will be on budget
Olympic costs ‘up by £900m’

The cost of the Olympic park in London has already risen by £900 million to £3.3 billion, the culture secretary has confirmed. Tessa Jowell failed to give details of the final budget for the London 2012 games, saying it was currently under review and would be published shortly. However, she insisted they would be delivered… Read more »

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