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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He said that his client is home secretary who often travels abroad for official visits and the presence of his name on the ECL causes difficulties for him.
Earlier, the home secretary had imposed a ban on pillion riding in the city from the 'evening of 31st Dec till morning of January 1st.'
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However, Labour said she was only being kept on to protect Theresa May who - as home secretary under David Cameron - was the architect of the "hostile environment" strategy for illegal immigrants which, it says, has led to some who were entitled to be in the country being threatened with deportation.
The document contradicts the Home Secretary's claim that she was not aware of them, it emerged last night.
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott led the latest resignation calls, telling the Commons: "When Lord Carrington resigned over the Falklands, he said it was a matter of honour.
The shadow home secretary accused the Tories of crying "crocodile tears" over the hardships faced by those people including being denied benefits, medical care and losing their jobs.
We must take cognisance that she was promoted to Home Secretary by the former Home Secretary Theresa May, now Prime Minister.