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Business groups and politicians expressed dismay yesterday at plans by home secretary Theresa May to force foreign students to leave the UK before re-applying for work visas. May wants the Conservatives to include the measure in their party manifesto ahead of the general election next year. Current coalition partners the Liberal Democrats sought to [...]
Theresa May has published the new terrorism bill, which includes a raft of new terrorism measures that she hopes will help protect the UK from what's been described as the rising terror threat. In a speech made earlier this week the home secretary said that the UK faced its greatest terror threat since any time [...]
The UK faces its biggest terrorism threat since any time before or since 9/11, as the Islamic State (IS) inflames home-grown extremism, home secretary Theresa May has warned. In a speech at a counter terrorism event in London, May also revealed a new counter-terrorism bill is set to be revealed to Parliament on Wednesday. But [...]
The home secretary Theresa May has all but admitted that the government will be unable to meet its target of limiting immigration to the tens of thousands in time for next year’s general election. What is more, David Cameron is expected to announce bans on benefits for UK migrants, despite the data showing immigrants are [...]
The cap on skilled migrant workers is damaging the UK's economic recovery according to Business Secretary Vince Cable. Cable has written to the Home Secretary Theresa May urging her to scrap the cap on skilled migrants coming to work in the UK from outside the European Union because it’s a “barrier to British growth”. The [...]
The Home Secretary Theresa May has announced plans to tackle home-grown extremism following the murder of the US journalist James Foley by a suspected British Jihadist. New measures dubbed “anti-social behaviour orders” for extremists will seek to curtail extremist behaviour and language and make it illegal to join extremist groups not directly involved in terrorism, [...]
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