After the Border Agency was exposed for texting British citizens telling them they were to be deported, Labour’s shadow Home Office team have tabled the following written questions in parliament: “How many texts have been sent by Capita on behalf of the Home Office Border Agency in the period May 2010-Oct 10th 2013 advising individuals of […]

The UK Border Agency has sent what are thought to be hundreds of intimidating text messages to British Citizens threatening them with deportation. The has come to light after a British man of a South Asian background was sent a message “from the UK Border Agency” which told him: “You are required to leave the UK as […]

Eric Pickles, for whom lambasting councils for supposedly wasteful spending is a stock in trade, has paid his department’s interim finance chief nearly £600,000 for only 16 months work. The department’s permanent secretary revealed the shocking figure — more than £36,000 per month — to a committee of MPs described as “speechless” by LGC’s Alistair […]