Immigration figures under review as new checks suggest numbers are far lower than thought – The Daily Telegraph

Official migration figures to be reviewed amid concerns they over-estimate migrant numbersThe Home Office has ordered an official review of Britain's immigration figures after new exit checks at the borders found there may be fewer immigrants in the country than previously thought.The Government will reveal on Thursday that new border checks introduced last year found 97 …

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Immigration lawyer suspended after acting for ‘lying’ client – The Gazette

A law firm partner has been told to reflect on his ‘grave error of judgement’ in making an immigration application knowing his client could be lying.Mansoor Ali, 39, had proceeded with an appeal to the Upper Tribunal for his client to stay in the UK, despite being told by the client he had been cheating …

How complex are the UK immigration rules and is this a problem? By Colin Yeo

One of the fundamental principles of the rule of law is that the law “must be accessible and so far as possible intelligible, clear and predictable” (Tom Bingham, The Rule of Law, 2010). The reasons for this should be self evident. Just as it is impossible to play a sport fairly without knowing the rules, so …

Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees are unlawful Josie Cox Business Editor

Wednesday 26 July 2017 10:50 BSTThe Supreme Court has ruled that workplace tribunal fees are unlawful, forcing the Government to repay more than £27m forked out by employees for cases around unfair dismal, discrimination and other workplace issues since July 2013.Trade union Unison said on Wednesday that thousands of people had been charged for taking …

Bexit, Yes Prime Minister 

An office. There is a knock on the door. Sir Humphrey Come in. Minister I’m told I can find the new permanent secretary of the new Brexit ministry in here. Sir Humphrey Indeed you can. Sir Humphrey Appleby at your service. Minister I’m the new minister. Sir Humphrey Which one? Minister Which one? Sir Humphrey …

Small print of repeal bill creates unprecedented new powers for Brexit ministers – Ian Dunt

On the face of it, the repeal bill addresses many of the concerns of its critics. But once you dig in a little further, the full scale of the executive power grab becomes clear. There has never been a piece of legislation like this in modern British history. We have never handed the government so …

“Yoruba And Ibo Slaves In Good Condition” – Grammar School In South England Asks Pupils To Take Part In A Fictional Slave Auction As Part Of A History Lesson – LIB

Rochester Grammar School in Kent, South England have been criticised for asking pupils to take part in a fictional slave auction as part of a history lesson. The school's Year 8 pupils were given a worksheet and told to pretend they had £100 to bid on the sort of slave they consider their business will …