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Home secretary insists immigration minister Tony McNulty was not sacked
Immigration minister ‘not sacked’

The home secretary has today rejected claims that immigration minister Tony McNulty was sacked because of a series of blunders in his department. John Reid said the minister, who is now in charge of policing, had been “a stalwart” over the past few weeks, in which the immigration and nationality directorate (IND) was hit by… Read more »

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John Reid admits Britain's immigration system is not fit for purpose
Immigration system ‘not fit for purpose’

Britain’s immigration system is “not fit for purpose”, the new home secretary has admitted. John Reid called for a “fundamental overhaul” of the immigration and nationality directorate (IND) – although he rejected suggestions that the Home Office be split up into separate departments. “I want to be straight with you. In the wake of the… Read more »

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