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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.

Committee news

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Police representatives questioned on violence and abuse towards retail workers
Home Affairs Committee investigates how police forces respond to incidents of violence and abuse towards staff
27 April 2021
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Home Affairs Committee launches inquiries into rape and violence against women and girls
The Home Affairs Committee announces the terms of reference into a new inquiry into violence against women and girls.
21 April 2021
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Home Office letter reveals ongoing gaps in border quarantine putting Covid strategy at risk
Committee publishes correspondence from the Home Office
20 April 2021
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Home Affairs Committee to take evidence on violence against retail workers
Home Affairs Committee hears from unions representing shop workers
13 April 2021
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Chair comments on the use of military sites for asylum accommodation
Committee publishes correspondence from the Home Office in relation to the use of former military sites for asylum accommodation
31 March 2021
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Evidence session on policing and organisation of vigils
The Home Affairs Committee examines the organisation and policing of vigils for Sarah Everard in an evidence session.
24 March 2021
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Committee announces two new inquiries; into Violence Against Women and Girls and into the policing of last weekend’s vigils
Committee announces two new inquiries; into Violence Against Women and Girls and into the policing of last weekend’s vigils
18 March 2021
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IOPC and the police complaints process: evidence session
The Home Affairs Committee continues its inquiry into police conduct and complaints with an evidence session on the complaints process and the IOPC.
16 March 2021
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Home Affairs Committee to examine international approaches to Covid-19 quarantine strategy
Committee to examine what lessons can be learnt from border and quarantine measures in other countries in an evidence session as part of its inquiry into Home Office preparations for covid-19
10 March 2021
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Evidence session with Police and Crime Commissioners on police conduct and complaints
Committee to take evidence from Police and Crime Commissioners and academics
2 March 2021
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Home Secretary questioned on the work of the department
The Home Affairs Committee examines issues including the Windrush Compensation Scheme, domestic abuse and Covid-19 border policy
22 February 2021
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Updated call for evidence: Windrush Compensation Scheme inquiry
Following changes to the Windrush Compensation Scheme, the Home Affairs Committee has issued an updated call for evidence.
11 February 2021
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Security cooperation with the European Union examined
Home Affairs Committee questions former European Commissioner for Security Union and former Executive Director of Europol
9 February 2021
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Evidence session on domestic abuse during Covid-19 pandemic – new data shows steep rise in cases
Committee to hold an evidence session to examine the prevalence of domestic abuse during the covid-19 pandemic and the adequacy of the Government’s response
2 February 2021
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Evidence session on the police complaints system and the role of the IOPC
Committee to hold the first session of its new inquiry into police conduct and complaints
25 January 2021
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Committee calls for evidence for two inquiries
The Home Affairs Committee publishes two calls for evidence for Home Office preparedness for Covid-19 and post-transition management of the border inquiries
19 January 2021
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Facebook, Google, Snapchat, TikTok and Twitter questioned on Online Harms
The Home Affairs Committee explores the use of social media by organised crime groups to facilitate illegal activity
19 January 2021
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Pre-Appointment hearing for Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
Home Affairs Committee publishes report following Pre-Appointment Hearing for the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
19 January 2021
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Evidence sessions on policing of covid-19 regulations and border operations
The Home Affairs Committee will hold two evidence sessions on Wednesday 13 January as part of its inquiry into Home Office preparations for covid-19.
12 January 2021
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Violence and abuse towards retail workers inquiry launched
The Home Affairs Committee announces a new inquiry to explore the police response to incidents of violence and abuse experienced by retail workers
18 December 2020
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