Westminster News

UK AND FRANCE SIGN ACTION PLAN TO TACKLE SMALL BOAT CROSSINGS

Sajid Javid and French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner held productive talks in Westminster and vowed to increase joint co-operation following a rise in the number of migrants attempting to cross the dangerous shipping lane in small boats.

BIRMINGHAM COUNCIL TO JOIN MI5 AND POLICE IN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

A new anti-terrorism partnership involving local councils, MI5 and police will be created in the West Midlands, says Home Secretary Sajid Javid.

Birmingham City Council will be asked to work closely with police and the MI5 to fight terrorism, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has announced.

Home Secretary launches Windrush scheme

The legislation will enable the government to begin processing citizenship applications for the Windrush generation – Commonwealth nationals who settled in the UK before 1973 – free of charge.

New laws to make social media safer

New laws will be created to make sure that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock has announced.