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Home Affairs Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Home Affairs Committee is a cross-party committee of MPs responsible for scrutinising the work of the Home Office and its associated bodies. It examines government policy, spending and the law in areas including immigration, security and policing.

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State of policing in England and Wales examined in new inquiry
Home Affairs Committee to examine what a modern police service should look like
29 July 2022
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Government responds to Home Affairs Committee report on investigation and prosecution of rape
Home Affairs Committee publishes Government response to its report
25 July 2022
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Committee calls for Passport Office reforms
Home Affairs Committee writes to Home Secretary calling for improvements to how the Passport Office manages applications
22 July 2022
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Passport Office chief questioned on application delays
Home Affairs Committee hears from Thomas Greig, Director of the Passport Office, travel expert, Simon Calder, and representatives of courier service
19 July 2022
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Radical quick-fix solutions will fail to stop Channel crossings, Home Affairs report finds
Home Affairs Committee publishes report on Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
18 July 2022
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Home Secretary declines to appear in front of Committee
The Chair of the Home Affairs Committee has written in response to the Home Secretary.
13 July 2022
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Priti Patel questioned on work of the Home Office
Home Affairs Committee hears from the Home Secretary on the work of her Department
11 July 2022
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Refugee charities and ex-Home Office DGs questioned on Rwanda scheme
Home Affairs Committee questions Refugee Charities and ex-Home Office DG's on Rwanda Scheme
5 July 2022
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Publication of Government response to spiking report
Government responds to Home Affairs Committee report on spiking
4 July 2022
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Police response to county lines and dark web drug trade examined
Home Affairs Committee examines the trends and patterns in relation to the trafficking and supply of drugs
28 June 2022
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Permanent Secretary Matthew Rycroft questioned on Home Office performance 
Home Affairs Committee examines the Work of the Home Office
20 June 2022
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Police approach to combatting drug crime examined
Home Affairs Committee questions police Chief Constables and Police and Crime Commissioners
14 June 2022
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Committee examines work of Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
Home Affairs Committee examines the work of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
7 June 2022
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Local Government and Dame Carol Black questioned on 10-year drug strategy
Home Affairs Committee examines Government’s 10-year drug strategy and role of local government in providing treatment and recovery services
23 May 2022
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Evidence base for UK drugs policy examined
Home Affairs Committee examine how scientific evidence informs the policy and legislative framework used to control access to drugs in the UK
17 May 2022
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Tom Pursglove questioned on Rwanda asylum deal
Committee to hold a one-off session examining the Government’s asylum deal with Rwanda
9 May 2022
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Effectiveness of drugs strategy examined in new inquiry
The Home Affairs Committee hears from legal experts, academic and representatives of campaign groups
26 April 2022
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Fight against spiking hampered by lack of understanding and poor victim support
Home Affairs Committee publishes report on Spiking
26 April 2022
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Met Police acting commissioner questioned on workforce culture and restoring public confidence
Committee takes evidence from Acting Commissioner Sir Stephen House and Assistant Commissioner Louisa Rolfe
19 April 2022
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Collapse in rape prosecutions unlikely to be reversed without better victim support and funding to back reforms
Home Affairs Committee publishes report on the investigation and prosecution of rape
12 April 2022
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