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Daily Mirror
Bungling tax boss Lin Homer lands £2.4 million pension pot from HMRCseekers found in the backlog were allowed to stay resulting in it being describ
Bungling tax boss Lin Homer lands £2.4 million pension pot from HMRC
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
seekers found in the backlog were allowed to stay resulting in it being described by MPS as an “amnesty”. Keith Vaz, the Home Affairs select committee chairman looking into the incident said: “The minister said the immigration system has been in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
What is Momentum and will it cause the death of the Labour Party?deal with this anti-Semitism issue, do you not think it would be helpful for Mo
What is Momentum and will it cause the death of the Labour Party?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
deal with this anti-Semitism issue, do you not think it would be helpful for Momentum to be wound up and shut down?” At a Home Affairs Select Committee meeting in July where Corbyn was called to discuss his handling of anti-Semitism, Umunna... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Boris Johnson Must Raise Juvenile Death Sentences in Saudi Meetingskills that could be “used to identify individuals who later go on to be tortur
Boris Johnson Must Raise Juvenile Death Sentences in Saudi Meeting
CommonDreams.org / Posted 4 days ago
skills that could be “used to identify individuals who later go on to be tortured.” Earlier this month, a report by the Home Affairs Select Committee highlighted the Foreign Office’s refusal to provide details of the College’s contracts in Saudi... Read more
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Christian Today
Labour MP who resigned over Facebook post admits comments were 'antisemitic and offensive'now appear centre-stage and to express their ideology in a more open and confid
Labour MP who resigned over Facebook post admits comments were 'antisemitic and offensive'
Christian Today / Posted 5 days ago
now appear centre-stage and to express their ideology in a more open and confident manner" he told MPs on the influential home affairs select committee. Labour has conducted an inquiry into antisemitism led by human rights expert Shami... Read more
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express
Police chief probed over £10k show at son’s school whilst UK on high terror alertto severe two years ago In May 2016, the threat was severe, meaning an attack
Police chief probed over £10k show at son’s school whilst UK on high terror alert
express / Posted 6 days ago
to severe two years ago In May 2016, the threat was severe, meaning an attack is “highly likely”. Chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee, Keith Vaz, said: “These decisions require a full explanation. “At a time of severe cutbacks... Read more
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NZCity
Sir Cliff Richard is planning to make a musical comeback.the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been conde
Sir Cliff Richard is planning to make a musical comeback.
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been condemned from so many quarters, including the Home Affairs Select Committee, the broader press, and, even the police themselves." It is believed he is seeking around £1... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UK property market turned into money laundering safe haven by inadequate supervision, MPs sayfrom being exploited by international money launderers, saying the UK has “laid
UK property market turned into money laundering safe haven by inadequate supervision, MPs say
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
from being exploited by international money launderers, saying the UK has “laid out a welcome mat” to criminals. The Home Affairs select committee said in a report that the current tools for detecting suspicious activity across the financial... Read more
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International Business Times
MPs call the London property market a 'safe haven' for money laundering and demand action of "totally inadequate" supervision by the authorities, according to a group of
MPs call the London property market a 'safe haven' for money laundering and demand action
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
of "totally inadequate" supervision by the authorities, according to a group of MPs. More about London property The Home Affairs Select Committee called in a report for much tougher oversight of the market and for full responsibility for... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussies take aim at UK in visa fightextraordinary breach of trust” by changing immigration rules after they were gr
Aussies take aim at UK in visa fight
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
extraordinary breach of trust” by changing immigration rules after they were granted entry to the UK. Members of the Home Affairs Select Committee heard from Kathryn and Gregg Brain, who moved to Dingwall in the Scottish Highlands with their... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussies take aim at UK in visa fightextraordinary breach of trust” by changing immigration rules after they were gr
Aussies take aim at UK in visa fight
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
extraordinary breach of trust” by changing immigration rules after they were granted entry to the UK. Members of the Home Affairs Select Committee heard from Kathryn and Gregg Brain, who moved to Dingwall in the Scottish Highlands with their... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Brain family attack Home Office as they tell MPs of deportation fightextraordinary breach of trust" by changing immigration rules after they were gr
Brain family attack Home Office as they tell MPs of deportation fight
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
extraordinary breach of trust" by changing immigration rules after they were granted entry to the UK. Members of the Home Affairs Select Committee heard from Kathryn and Gregg Brain, who moved to Dingwall in the Scottish Highlands with their... Read more
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heraldscotland
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverageyears - we've said we're sorry for the stress he's been caused over the last co
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverage
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
years - we've said we're sorry for the stress he's been caused over the last couple of years. "We've also said that the Home Affairs Select Committee reviewed - they had myself, James (Purnell) and others in front of them including South... Read more
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express
BBC boss REFUSES to apologise to Cliff Richard as he sues for £1m over televised raidone hand, we've said we're sorry for the stress he's been caused over the last
BBC boss REFUSES to apologise to Cliff Richard as he sues for £1m over televised raid
express / Posted 12 days ago
one hand, we've said we're sorry for the stress he's been caused over the last couple of years. "We've also said that the Home Affairs Select Committee reviewed our decisions and said we see nothing wrong in the BBC decision to run the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
BBC boss defends coverage of Cliff Richard raid, but apologises for stress causedyears - we've said we're sorry for the stress he's been caused over the last co
BBC boss defends coverage of Cliff Richard raid, but apologises for stress caused
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
years - we've said we're sorry for the stress he's been caused over the last couple of years. "We've also said that the Home Affairs Select Committee reviewed - they had myself, James (Purnell) and others in front of them including South... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverageyears - we've said we're sorry for the stress he's been caused over the last co
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverage
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
years - we've said we're sorry for the stress he's been caused over the last couple of years. "We've also said that the Home Affairs Select Committee reviewed - they had myself, James (Purnell) and others in front of them including South... Read more
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The News and Star
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverageyears - we've said we're sorry for the stress he's been caused over the last co
BBC chief refuses to apologise over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverage
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
years - we've said we're sorry for the stress he's been caused over the last couple of years. "We've also said that the Home Affairs Select Committee reviewed - they had myself, James (Purnell) and others in front of them including South... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cliff Richard planning comeback - friendthe BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been conde
Cliff Richard planning comeback - friend
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been condemned from so many quarters, including the Home Affairs Select Committee, the broader press, and, even the police themselves." It is believed he is seeking around £1... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Deportation-threatened Brain family to give evidence to MPsAN Australian family fighting deportation from the UK are to give evidence to a
Deportation-threatened Brain family to give evidence to MPs
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
AN Australian family fighting deportation from the UK are to give evidence to a committee of MPs. Members of the Home Affairs Select Committee will hear from Kathryn and Gregg Brain, who moved to Dingwall in the Scottish Highlands with their son... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
British singer Cliff Richard pursues legal action over raidbut stood by its decision to report on the police investigation and the search
British singer Cliff Richard pursues legal action over raid
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
but stood by its decision to report on the police investigation and the search of his house. A review by lawmakers on the Home Affairs Select Committee in October 2014 criticized what it called the police’s “inept handling” of the situation, but... Read more
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Eye Witness News
British singer Cliff Richard pursues legal action over raidbut stood by its decision to report on the police investigation and the search
British singer Cliff Richard pursues legal action over raid
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
but stood by its decision to report on the police investigation and the search of his house. A review by lawmakers on the Home Affairs Select Committee in October 2014 criticized what it called the police's "inept handling" of the situation, but... Read more
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Christian Today
Cliff Richard will sue police and BBC over broadcast raid on his housebut stood by its decision to report on the police investigation and the search
Cliff Richard will sue police and BBC over broadcast raid on his house
Christian Today / Posted 13 days ago
but stood by its decision to report on the police investigation and the search of his house. A review by MPs on the Home Affairs Select Committee in October 2014 criticised what it called the police's "inept handling" of the situation, but... Read more
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Gulf News
Cliff Richard pursues legal action over raidbut stood by its decision to report on the police investigation and the search
Cliff Richard pursues legal action over raid
Gulf News / Posted 13 days ago
but stood by its decision to report on the police investigation and the search of his house.A review by lawmakers on the Home Affairs Select Committee in October 2014 criticised what it called the police’s “inept handling” of the situation, but... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Cliff Richard to sue BBC for live coverage of raid at his homethe BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been conde
Cliff Richard to sue BBC for live coverage of raid at his home
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been condemned from so many quarters, including the home affairs select committee, the broader press, and, even the police themselves.” The BBCdeclined to comment. It... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Sir Cliff Richard sues over raidthe BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been conde
Sir Cliff Richard sues over raid
Sky News Australia / Posted 13 days ago
the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been condemned from so many quarters, including the Home Affairs Select Committee, the broader Press, and, even the Police themselves.' The BBC released a statement in June... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Sir Cliff Richard sues BBC, Police over raidthe BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been conde
Sir Cliff Richard sues BBC, Police over raid
Sky News Australia / Posted 13 days ago
the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been condemned from so many quarters, including the Home Affairs Select Committee, the broader Press, and, even the Police themselves." The BBC released a statement in June... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Cliff Richard starts legal action against BBC over police raid broadcastbut stood by its decision to report on the police investigation and the search
Cliff Richard starts legal action against BBC over police raid broadcast
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
but stood by its decision to report on the police investigation and the search of his house. A review by lawmakers on the Home Affairs Select Committee in October 2014 criticised what it called the police's "inept handling" of the situation, but... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Sir Cliff Richard calls for change to law to protect anonymity of those accused of sexual assaultthe BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been conde
Sir Cliff Richard calls for change to law to protect anonymity of those accused of sexual assault
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been condemned from so many quarters, including the Home Affairs Select Committee, the broader press, and, even the police themselves.” Sir Cliff said his life has been... Read more
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SKY News
Sir Cliff Richard Sues BBC And Police Over Raidpolice and the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly
Sir Cliff Richard Sues BBC And Police Over Raid
SKY News / Posted 14 days ago
police and the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been condemned from so many quarters, including the Home Affairs Select Committee, the broader Press, and, even the Police themselves." The BBC has declined to com... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Cliff Richard calls for change to law to protect anonymity of those accused of sexual assaultthe BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been conde
Cliff Richard calls for change to law to protect anonymity of those accused of sexual assault
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been condemned from so many quarters, including the Home Affairs Select Committee, the broader press, and, even the police themselves.” Richard said his life has been... Read more
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Daily Record
Sir Cliff Richard confirms suing BBC and police over house raid coveragethe BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been conde
Sir Cliff Richard confirms suing BBC and police over house raid coverage
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
the BBC about their initial handling of my matter, which has rightly been condemned from so many quarters, including the Home Affairs Select Committee, the broader Press, and, even the Police themselves. Cliff Richard talks to Susanna Reid on... Read more
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International Business Times
Cliff Richard to sue BBC for £1m for broadcasting police's historic child abuse raid 2015 South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable David Crompton reveals in a letter
Cliff Richard to sue BBC for £1m for broadcasting police's historic child abuse raid
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
2015 South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable David Crompton reveals in a letter to Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee, that the investigation into the veteran singer has "increased significantly in size" and... Read more
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express
'Crime and punishment' on agenda as Theresa May puts security first in battle for PMforeign criminals are awaiting deportation from the UK, including “thousands” o
'Crime and punishment' on agenda as Theresa May puts security first in battle for PM
express / Posted 14 days ago
foreign criminals are awaiting deportation from the UK, including “thousands” of EU citizens, according to the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee. It found that while most offenders were in prison, as many as 6,000 were living in the... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit: Sterling's collapse lures foreign property buyers but UK at 'much higher risk of corruption' 2013, it replaced the Serious and Organised Crime Agency (Soca) and absorbed ot
Brexit: Sterling's collapse lures foreign property buyers but UK at 'much higher risk of corruption'
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
2013, it replaced the Serious and Organised Crime Agency (Soca) and absorbed other bodies. At the time, the chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee, Keith Vaz MP, pointed out that the combined budget of the organisations the NCA replaced was... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
'Change the law to protect women', says former sex worker - and she's backed by Kingston's MPKingston MP James Berry. A group of MPs has called for immediate radical chang
'Change the law to protect women', says former sex worker - and she's backed by Kingston's MP
Kingston Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Kingston MP James Berry. A group of MPs has called for immediate radical changes in the way prostitution is policed. The Home Affairs Select Committee, on which Mr Berry sits, recommended the changes as a way to minimise the risk for women... Read more
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Sussex Express
Labour Party report into anti-Semitism ‘feels like its written for children’, says Wealden MPreport was published at the end of June and was followed by Mr Corbyn appearing
Labour Party report into anti-Semitism ‘feels like its written for children’, says Wealden MP
Sussex Express / Posted 16 days ago
report was published at the end of June and was followed by Mr Corbyn appearing before the House of Commons’ Home Affairs Select Committee on Monday (July 4) as part of an inquiry into the rise of anti-Semitism. Nus Ghani, Wealden... Read more
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The Financial Express
Scotland Yard received 599 post-Brexit hate crime reportscommissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe told senior Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz, the
Scotland Yard received 599 post-Brexit hate crime reports
The Financial Express / Posted 17 days ago
commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe told senior Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz, the chair of the home affairs committee. The Home Affairs Select Committee (HAC) announced an investigation into hate crime yesterday and has begun the information... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Labour has reinstated Naz Shah after suspending the MP in an anti-Semitism stormto support an online poll because the "Jews are rallying". Ms Shah quit as an
Labour has reinstated Naz Shah after suspending the MP in an anti-Semitism storm
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
to support an online poll because the "Jews are rallying". Ms Shah quit as an aide to John McDonnell, stepped aside from a Home Affairs Select Committee probe into anti-Semitism and later made public apologies at a synagogue and in the House of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Theresa May is frontrunner as Tory MPs vote in first roundat the way May has been speaking. The EU nationals living in the UK came here l
Theresa May is frontrunner as Tory MPs vote in first round
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 days ago
at the way May has been speaking. The EU nationals living in the UK came here legally and they have protected rights." Home Affairs Select Committee chairman Keith Vaz wrote to Mrs May and David Cameron setting out his concerns about the Home... Read more
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The News and Star
Theresa May is frontrunner as Tory MPs vote in first roundat the way May has been speaking. The EU nationals living in the UK came here l
Theresa May is frontrunner as Tory MPs vote in first round
The News and Star / Posted 18 days ago
at the way May has been speaking. The EU nationals living in the UK came here legally and they have protected rights." Home Affairs Select Committee chairman Keith Vaz wrote to Mrs May and David Cameron setting out his concerns about the Home... Read more
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Louth Leader
Victoria Atkins backs Theresa May to become PMsaid: “I have worked closely with the Home Secretary since my election as your
Victoria Atkins backs Theresa May to become PM
Louth Leader / Posted 19 days ago
said: “I have worked closely with the Home Secretary since my election as your Member of Parliament, in my roles on the Home Affairs Select Committee and the two committees that scrutinised the Investigatory Powers Bill. “What I have seen has... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Victoria Atkins backs Theresa May to become PMsaid: “I have worked closely with the Home Secretary since my election as your
Victoria Atkins backs Theresa May to become PM
Horncastle Today / Posted 19 days ago
said: “I have worked closely with the Home Secretary since my election as your Member of Parliament, in my roles on the Home Affairs Select Committee and the two committees that scrutinised the Investigatory Powers Bill. “What I have seen has... Read more
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Daily Mirror
13 blockbuster moments from Jeremy Corbyn's grilling about anti-semitismJeremy Corbyn faced down his critics today in a 90-minute Parliamentary grillin
13 blockbuster moments from Jeremy Corbyn's grilling about anti-semitism
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn faced down his critics today in a 90-minute Parliamentary grilling about semitism in Labour. The Home Affairs Select Committee was political theatre, with MPs from Labour and the Tories alike lining up to attack the party leader. Mr... Read more
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The New Statesman
Momentum, anti-Semitism and the problem with Labour's grassroots activists“I said Islamic states lower case,” Jeremy Corbyn told the Home Affairs select
Momentum, anti-Semitism and the problem with Labour's grassroots activists
The New Statesman / Posted 19 days ago
“I said Islamic states lower case,” Jeremy Corbyn told the Home Affairs select committee, in regard to accusations he compared Israel to the Islamic State. “It would have been better with hindsight to say Islamic countries.” “If I'd used the word... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Another Labour MP has torn into Jeremy CorbynI’m not in the Shadow Cabinet. “It has everything to do with my concern about
Another Labour MP has torn into Jeremy Corbyn
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
I’m not in the Shadow Cabinet. “It has everything to do with my concern about us upholding the values within our party.” Home Affairs Select Committee chairman Keith Vaz warned Mr Corbyn some people feared he was “fostering a period in the party... Read more
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SKY News
Corbyn Condemns Livingstone Hitler CommentsLivingstone's Hitler comments as he gave evidence to MPs on anti-Semitism in th
Corbyn Condemns Livingstone Hitler Comments
SKY News / Posted 19 days ago
Livingstone's Hitler comments as he gave evidence to MPs on anti-Semitism in the Labour party. The Labour leader told the Home Affairs Select Committee: "I think we have to condemn the way in which he made the remarks and the remarks... Read more
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SKY News
Corbyn Condemns Livingstone's Hitler CommentsLivingstone's Hitler comments as he gave evidence to MPs on anti-semitism in th
Corbyn Condemns Livingstone's Hitler Comments
SKY News / Posted 19 days ago
Livingstone's Hitler comments as he gave evidence to MPs on anti-semitism in the Labour party. The Labour leader told the Home Affairs Select Committee: "I think we have to condemn the way in which he made the remarks and the remarks... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Decriminalise selling sex: British MPsand brothel-keeping laws allow sex workers to share premises. In a first-of-it
Decriminalise selling sex: British MPs
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 days ago
and brothel-keeping laws allow sex workers to share premises. In a first-of-its-kind inquiry titled “Prostitution”, the Home Affairs Select Committee said it was “dismayed“ by poor data on Britain’s sex industry, whereas its inquiries revealed... Read more
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Express and Star
Should sex work be decriminalised? « Express & Starprevious convictions and cautions for prostitution to be deleted from sex worke
Should sex work be decriminalised? « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 20 days ago
previous convictions and cautions for prostitution to be deleted from sex workers’ records. The steps were outlined by the Home Affairs Select committee as it published an interim report after launching its first inquiry into the issue. In England... Read more
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The New Statesman
Angela Eagle "will run" against Jeremy Corbyn if he continues to ignore calls to resignAfter a long inquiry into sex work, Parliament’s influential Home Affairs Selec
Angela Eagle "will run" against Jeremy Corbyn if he continues to ignore calls to resign
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
After a long inquiry into sex work, Parliament’s influential Home Affairs Select Committee has called for reform of the prostitution laws in England and Wales. In an interim report released today, the Committee called for immediate changes to... Read more
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International Business Times
Migrant crisis: Prosecutions over smuggling illegal migrants into UK rise sharply by the Home Office during a parliamentary session when Labour MP Gareth Thomas
Migrant crisis: Prosecutions over smuggling illegal migrants into UK rise sharply
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
by the Home Office during a parliamentary session when Labour MP Gareth Thomas asked for them. Keith Vaz, chairman of the Home Affairs select committee, however, believes that these figures only show the "tip of the iceberg", as many human... Read more
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