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telegraph.co.uk 5 days ago
Asylum seekers can work in care homes after Priti Patel rule change

Asylum seekers can work in care homes after Priti Patel rule change

Move to ease recruitment crisis is described as ‘temporary measure’ made in light of ‘unprecedented challenges’

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dailymail.co.uk 2 hours ago
MPs blast Priti Patel over axing of 'vital' daily migrant figures

MPs blast Priti Patel over axing of 'vital' daily migrant figures

The Home Office currently publishes the number of migrant crossings after arrivals have been processed, but this could stop when the Ministry of Defence (MoD) [...]

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theguardian.com 23 hours ago
Age assessment of asylum seekers found to be ‘unlawful’ by high court

Age assessment of asylum seekers found to be ‘unlawful’ by high court

Two asylum seekers wrongly assessed as adults by Home Office social workers have won a victory in the high court

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Home Office age assessment policy for asylum seekers is unlawful, High Court rules

Home Office age assessment policy for asylum seekers is unlawful, High Court rules

Judge says policy which has seen children wrongly labelled as adults while detained breaches law

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telegraph.co.uk 2 days ago
Facebook is ‘blindfolding’ police to paedophiles, says campaign pushed by Priti Patel

Facebook is ‘blindfolding’ police to paedophiles, says campaign pushed by Priti Patel

Adverts will alert parents to dangers of end-to-end encryption, which could result in loss of 14 million child abuse reports each year

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kentonline.co.uk 3 days ago
Navy to 'police Channel and intercept asylum seekers'

Navy to 'police Channel and intercept asylum seekers'

The Navy would patrol the Channel for asylum seekers while those reaching the UK could be sent to Africa, under reported plans by Number 10.

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kentonline.co.uk 5 days ago
Asylum seekers lost in fog used light from toy to guide rescuers

Asylum seekers lost in fog used light from toy to guide rescuers

A lifeboat crew used the light from a toy and torch from a mobile phone to find 30 people in a small boat lost in fog in the English Channel.

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thetimes.co.uk 6 days ago
Priti Patel: Trolls face 10-year ban from stadiums for football racism

Priti Patel: Trolls face 10-year ban from stadiums for football racism

Racists who troll footballers online are to be banned from matches for up to ten years under new legislation

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telegraph.co.uk 7 days ago
Covid latest news: Almost half of care homes closed to new admissions because of omicron staff shortages

Covid latest news: Almost half of care homes closed to new admissions because of omicron staff shortages

Social care services are turning away new clients and handing back existing care packages as they struggle with staffing shortages exacerbated by the spread of [...]

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express.co.uk 8 days ago
Priti Patel issues rallying call to move on from Partygate and urges MPs to 'back Boris'

Priti Patel issues rallying call to move on from Partygate and urges MPs to 'back Boris'

PRITI PATEL has attempted to rouse support with Tory MPs after the Prime Minister admitted to attending a party at No10 on May 20.

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express.co.uk 9 days ago

SNP savaged for 'barbaric' impact of draconian Covid rules on care homes 'Just left alone'

SCOTLAND's care homes have been calling for a further cut to the isolation period for elderly residents as the "barbaric" rules currently in place leave OAPs r [...]

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independent.co.uk 10 days ago
Priti Patel to require venues to prepare for terror attacks

Priti Patel to require venues to prepare for terror attacks

New legal duty to be announced following consultation launched in wake of Manchester Arena bombing

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express.co.uk 11 days ago
Priti Patel warns Lords over bid to weaken knife crime laws

Priti Patel warns Lords over bid to weaken knife crime laws

PEERS in the House of Lords must not water down new police powers because the country "owes it to victims" families' to tackle the scourge of knife crime, Prit [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 14 days ago
Priti Patel to employ X-rays to stop asylum seekers posing as children

Priti Patel to employ X-rays to stop asylum seekers posing as children

Priti Patel has called in scientific advisers as she tries to roll out X-ray scans for asylum seekers to stop grown men “masquerading as children” on their ap

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Home Office looking at scientific methods to determine age of asylum seekers

Home Office looking at scientific methods to determine age of asylum seekers

The Home Secretary has called in scientific advisers in a bid to use X-rays and other medical checks on asylum seekers to stop grown men “masquerading as child [...]

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express.co.uk 19 hours ago
'Burying bad news' Priti Patel to scrap daily migrant figures report as crisis grows

'Burying bad news' Priti Patel to scrap daily migrant figures report as crisis grows

PRITI Patel has been accused of "burying bad news" after announcing plans to scrap the daily migrant figures report as the crisis grows.

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express.co.uk 1 day ago
'She has no credibility' Priti Patel urged to RESIGN as Channel crossing chaos rocks UK

'She has no credibility' Priti Patel urged to RESIGN as Channel crossing chaos rocks UK

PRITI PATEL has been urged to resign over her handling Channel migration after she unveiled plans to put the Royal Navy in charge of policing small boats.

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kentonline.co.uk 2 days ago
Disaster averted as asylum seekers drift towards ferries

Disaster averted as asylum seekers drift towards ferries

Disaster was averted thanks to quick-thinking port staff after a dinghy drifted perilously close to departing ferries.

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dailymail.co.uk 2 days ago
Priti Patel warned 65,000 migrants could cross the Channel this year

Priti Patel warned 65,000 migrants could cross the Channel this year

Officials have told the Home Secretary that the figure may reach 'worst case scenario' and demonstrates why ministers are looking at 'outsourcing' the asylum p [...]

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dailymail.co.uk 3 days ago
Priti Patel says MPs must expect more MI5 warnings about Chinese spies

Priti Patel says MPs must expect more MI5 warnings about Chinese spies

The Home Secretary addressed the Commons in the wake of the scandal over access given to lawyer Christine Lee, who was last week outed as a Chinese agent.

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telegraph.co.uk 3 days ago
Military set to tackle Channel migrant crisis as Priti Patel orders ‘pushback’ of boats to France

Military set to tackle Channel migrant crisis as Priti Patel orders ‘pushback’ of boats to France

Navy could step in to stem surge of illegal crossings in key part of Boris Johnson’s ‘Operation Red Meat’ fightback

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independent.co.uk 5 days ago
Immigration raids on care homes continued during lockdown, figures show

Immigration raids on care homes continued during lockdown, figures show

Exclusive: Home Office enforcement teams carried out a raid on average every three months during pandemic, including at least one when there was a national loc [...]

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telegraph.co.uk 7 days ago
Racist football trolls to be banned from matches for up to 10 years, Priti Patel announces

Racist football trolls to be banned from matches for up to 10 years, Priti Patel announces

Move comes after England footballers were subject to racist abuse after missing penalties in the shootout in last Summer’s Euro 2020 final

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theguardian.com 7 days ago
Staffing at UK care homes 30% less than needed, survey finds

Staffing at UK care homes 30% less than needed, survey finds

National Care Forum also finds one in four homes have closed their doors to new admissions

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express.co.uk 8 days ago
Priti Patel blunder: Home Secretary backs PM - lockdown comments come back to haunt her

Priti Patel blunder: Home Secretary backs PM - lockdown comments come back to haunt her

PRITI PATEL has backed Boris Johnson, despite the Prime Minister admitting he broke his own lockdown rules after attending a Downing Street party in May 2020. [...]

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thesun.co.uk 10 days ago
Sarah Everard's family to 'get answers they need' as Priti Patel launches probe

Sarah Everard's family to 'get answers they need' as Priti Patel launches probe

SARAH Everard’s family will “get the answers they need” vowed Priti Patel today as she launched a probe into her murder by cop Wayne Couzens. The Home Secretar [...]

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theguardian.com 10 days ago
Priti Patel to require venues to be prepared for a terrorist attack

Priti Patel to require venues to be prepared for a terrorist attack

Protect duty will be brought in by the home secretary in response to the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017

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heraldscotland.com 12 days ago
'Threat to life' as quarter of Scottish care homes now have Covid cases

'Threat to life' as quarter of Scottish care homes now have Covid cases

Almost a quarter of all care homes in Scotland now have Covid cases, according to the latest figures, with sector leaders warning of a real…

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telegraph.co.uk 14 days ago
Hundreds of care homes not accepting new residents due to omicron, adding to hospital pressures

Hundreds of care homes not accepting new residents due to omicron, adding to hospital pressures

One provider has closed 70 per cent of its care homes to new residents because of government Covid guidelines

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‘Teen’ migrants win fight with Priti Patel after ‘unlawful’ age assessments

‘Teen’ migrants win fight with Priti Patel after ‘unlawful’ age assessments

Two migrants have won a High Court fight against Home Secretary Priti Patel after complaining about the way their ages were assessed on arrival in England.

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express.co.uk 1 day ago
Council 'struggling' with asylum seekers in hotels slams 'unfair' government

Council 'struggling' with asylum seekers in hotels slams 'unfair' government

A LABOUR-RUN council has hit out at the government after being asked to house more asylum seekers in another city hotel.

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theguardian.com 2 days ago
Hundreds of dementia care homes found to be substandard in England

Hundreds of dementia care homes found to be substandard in England

Exclusive: Guardian analysis finds one in five homes rated ‘inadequate’ or ‘require improvement’ by CQC

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Britain needs to be braced for more Chinese-style spy scandals, Priti Patel warns

Britain needs to be braced for more Chinese-style spy scandals, Priti Patel warns

The UK is expected to see more alerts about foreign interference with politics, the Home Secretary has warned, after MI5 uncovered a Chinese spy trying to infl [...]

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express.co.uk 3 days ago
Where does Priti Patel live? Inside Home Secretary's Essex home

Where does Priti Patel live? Inside Home Secretary's Essex home

PRITI PATEL has been the Home Secretary since 2019, but how much do we know about the MP's family home in Essex?

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independent.co.uk 4 days ago
Home Office threatened to deport asylum seekers for crimes they did not commit

Home Office threatened to deport asylum seekers for crimes they did not commit

Exclusive: Government refuses to say if it has stopped handing out notices reprimanded by Court of Appeal

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express.co.uk 6 days ago
Priti Patel said she would ‘call police’ on Covid rule-breaking parties before Johnson row

Priti Patel said she would ‘call police’ on Covid rule-breaking parties before Johnson row

PRITI PATEL said she would "call the police" on Covid rule-breaking parties before the Home Secretary defended Boris Johnson this week over the Downing Street [...]

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A third of Scottish care homes now restricting visits amid Omicron surge

A third of Scottish care homes now restricting visits amid Omicron surge

The number of Scottish care homes offering essential visits only has quadrupled amid a surge in Covid cases.

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340 fewer working in region's care homes after vaccine rules change

340 fewer working in region's care homes after vaccine rules change

Almost 340 fewer people are working in the region's care homes now than before Covid-19 vaccines were made mandatory for the sector, figures suggest.

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metro.co.uk 8 days ago
Priti Patel wants to take away our right to protest - we can't let that happen

Priti Patel wants to take away our right to protest - we can't let that happen

These are dictatorial powers that would remove some of our most basic democratic rights and freedoms.

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express.co.uk 10 days ago
'Harmful isolation!' - Campaigners call to lift care homes visiting ban

'Harmful isolation!' - Campaigners call to lift care homes visiting ban

A COALITION of care campaigners has demanded an end to "harmful isolation practices" that continue to deny the elderly basic visiting rights.

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express.co.uk 11 days ago
Care homes facing Covid testing horror as waits soar - ‘I don’t sleep at night’

Care homes facing Covid testing horror as waits soar - ‘I don’t sleep at night’

CARE HOMES are facing up to a 500% increased wait times for PCR results as Omicron infections skyrocket across the UK.

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Councils using untrained and inexperienced workers to do social care work amid staffing crisis

Councils using untrained and inexperienced workers to do social care work amid staffing crisis

COUNCILS are using untrained and inexperienced workers in social care because of the staffing crisis in the sector, it emerged today.... Workers in council dep [...]

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express.co.uk 14 days ago
Priti Patel threatened with STRIKE: Border Force refuse to implement migrant crossing plan

Priti Patel threatened with STRIKE: Border Force refuse to implement migrant crossing plan

PRITI PATEL is facing a revolt from Border Force officers who are threatening to strike over her plans to stop migrant crossings.

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dailymail.co.uk 14 days ago
Hundreds of UK care homes are closing their doors to new patients

Hundreds of UK care homes are closing their doors to new patients

Under current rules, UK care homes cannot take on any new patients for 28 days after they have detected an outbreak of the virus - when two or more cases are d [...]

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