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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.

Information about the department from before 7 May 2010 is available on the National Archives website. Find out more and access the archives.

Latest news

  • Funding to tackle knife crime

    Wednesday, 02 Feb 2011

    More than £18m to announced by the Home Secretary today, following report by Brooke Kinsella.

  • Crime on your street revealed

    Monday, 31 Jan 2011

    From today, a quick post code search on a new website allows you to find out what crime or anti-social behaviour has happened near you.

  • Gang injunctions launched

    Monday, 31 Jan 2011

    Court orders which restrict the movements of people accused of being in gangs can be used by police and local authorities from today.

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