Secretary of State of the Home Department

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Secretary of State of the Home Department

The head of the Home Office. He/she advises the government on immigration, police, and other matters related to law enforcement. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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While in Salisbury, the Home Secretary also praised the resilience of the local community, saying she was impressed at how people had not let the terrible events affect them going about their daily lives.
Ms Rudd thanked Mr Vaz for "raising this very important matter" and added: "So he's absolutely right, this is something that the former home secretary addressed and we are looking at the best way to implement it and may well be following the particular route he has said, but rest assured that we do take it very seriously.
Shadow home secretary Andy Burnham said there was a "broad acceptance" that a new law was needed.
But by 31 October she was gone after it emerged she dined five times with former Home Secretary Lord Brittan in 2008-2012.
In a clear sign of ministerial frustration at the mounting political damage to the Government, the Home Secretary said she was considering stripping HM Passport Office (HMPO) of its agency status and bringing it under direct Home Office control.
She said: "We've seen the Education Secretary apologise, the special adviser to the Home Secretary resign, but we've so far heard nothing from the Home Secretary even though it looks pretty clear that she has breached the ministerial code by writing and then authorising the publication of this letter.
The view is that the Home Secretary is becoming a semidetached part of the operation.
Shadow Home Secretary Ms Cooper said the Government's policies "brought these two terror suspects back into contact with their old networks, who could help them disappear and made it easier for them to run off".
Sources say Goswami's appointment was rushed as Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde was keen to get rid of the previous home secretary, R.
ISLAMABAD -- Home Secretary Balochistan, Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that the government completed all arrangements to maintain law & order in the province during general elections 2013.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Goswami, Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment as Home Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs for a period of two years from the date of taking over the charge of Home Secretary, vice Raj Kumar Singh.
Summary: The starting salary for police officers is to be slashed after the Home Secretary approved a package of controversial reforms.