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The Home Office website has changed, information from before 7 May 2010 has been archived on the National Archives website, find out more and access the archives.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

  • Public meeting on child detention

    Monday, 14 Jun 2010

    Home Office minister visits Glasgow to hear views on ending the detention of children for immigration purposes.

  • A safe World Cup

    Friday, 11 Jun 2010

    As the tournament begins police are ready to target bad behaviour – at home and abroad – says Home Office minister.

  • Fake football shirt crackdown

    Wednesday, 09 Jun 2010

    In the run up to the World Cup, UK Border Agency officers work with replica kit manufacturers to target counterfeits.

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