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Welcome to the Home Office

The Home Office is the lead government department for immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime, counter-terrorism and police.

The Home Office website has changed, information from before 7 May 2010 has been archived on the National Archives website, find out more and access the archives.

Latest news

  • Theresa May appointed Home Secretary

    Wednesday, 12 May 2010

    The Queen has been pleased to approve Theresa May MP as Home Secretary. She will also be Minister for Women and Equality.

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