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The Home Office is the lead government department for immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime, counter-terrorism and police.
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Wednesday, 12 May 2010
The new Home Secretary arrived at Home Office headquarters in Westminster today after the Queen approved her appointment. As she walked into the building she spoke briefly with reporters, saying she was 'looking forward to getting on with the job.'