Fast-track asylum appeal system planned by government
Plans to reintroduce time limits for the appeals of detained asylum seekers and foreign criminals against removal from the UK have been unveiled. A previous fast-track system was quashed in 2015 because judges said the rules were unlawful. New safeguards, including a case management review and strengthened powers for judges, would be introduced under the….
EU migrants make up 11% of manufacturing workforce – ONS
EU migrants make up more than one in 10 manufacturing sector workers in the UK, official figures have shown. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) also said EU workers from outside the UK tended to work longer hours than the workforce average. And it said non-UK workers were more likely to be overqualified for the….
Man dies at Portland immigration removal centre
A man detained at an immigration removal centre in Dorset has died, the Home Office has said. The 43-year-old, who has not been named, died at The Verne, Portland, on Sunday. An investigation is under way. His death comes a month after campaigners raised concerns about the effects of detention on the 500 men held….