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The Home Office website has changed, information from before 7 May 2010 has been archived on the National Archives website, find out more and access the archives.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

  • Sexuality judgement welcomed

    Wednesday, 07 Jul 2010

    Home Secretary responds to Supreme Court judgement on assessing asylum claims based on sexuality, saying that the verdict 'vindicates the position of the coalition government'.

  • Tilley award finalists announced

    Friday, 02 Jul 2010

    As finalists in Home Office problem-solving awards are announced, James Brokenshire visits a Woking project that has turned around an estate once blighted by drug crime.

  • Government '100 per cent committed' to equality

    Friday, 02 Jul 2010

    Lynne Featherstone says the country needs to 'complete the journey' to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.

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