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Responses to reports by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

Home Office responses to inspection reports by the Independent Chief Inspector.

Official responses by the Home Office (including UK Visas and Immigration, Border Force and Immigration Enforcement) to reports by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration.

The inspection reports can be found on the inspector’s website.

2018

  1. Response to the report on an inspection of the vulnerable persons resettlement scheme
  2. Response to the report on an inspection of the 'Right to Rent' scheme
  3. Response to an inspection report on exit checks
  4. Response to an inspection report on Border Force operations at Stansted Airport
  5. Response to an inspection of how the Home Office considers the ‘best interests’ of unaccompanied asylum seeking children
  6. Response to the report on a re-inspection of Border Force’s identification and treatment of potential victims of modern slavery
  7. Response to an inspection report on how the Home Office learns from immigration litigation
  8. Response to an inspection report on the review and removal of immigration, refugee and citizenship status
  9. Response to an inspection report on the Home Office’s production and use of country of origin information

2017

  1. Response to an inspection report on the Home Office's asylum intake and casework
  2. The Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector’s report: ‘An inspection of the Home Office’s Reporting and Offender Management processes’
  3. The Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector’s report: ‘An inspection of the Home Office’s management of non-detained Foreign National Offenders’
  4. Home Office response to the report 'An interim re-inspection of family reunion applications received at the Istanbul entry clearance decision making centre’
  5. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of entry clearance processing operations in Croydon and Istanbul’
  6. Home Office response to the report ' A re-inspection of the administrative review process'
  7. Home Office response to the report 'Country of origin information'
  8. Home Office response to the report 'A short inspection of the Home Office’s application of the good character requirement in the case of young persons who apply for registration as British citizens’
  9. Home Office response to the report 'An Inspection of Border Force operations at east coast seaports'
  10. Home Office response to a report on the re-inspection of the Tier 4 curtailment process
  11. Home Office response to the report 'An Inspection of Border Force operations at Gatwick Airport (South Terminal)'
  12. Home Office response to a report on the re-inspection of the complaints handling process
  13. Home Office response to the report 'Country of Origin Information, November 2016'
  14. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of Border Force’s identification and treatment of potential victims of modern slavery, July to October 2016'

2016

  1. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of the implementation of the Immigration Act 2014 provisions for tackling sham marriage, August to September 2016'
  2. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection into failed right of abode applications and referral for enforcement action, August 2016’
  3. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of Border Force operations at Coventry and Langley postal hubs, March – July 2016'
  4. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of the “hostile environment” measures relating to driving licences and bank accounts, January – July 2016’
  5. Home Office response to the report 'A re-inspection of the handling of Tier 4 sponsor licence compliance, July 2016'
  6. Home Office response to the report 'The extent to which police are identifying and flagging up foreign nationals arrested to the Home Office and checking status, April - June 2016’
  7. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of the General Register Office for England and Wales, with particular emphasis on birth records, March – June 2016’
  8. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of family reunion applications, January to May 2016'
  9. Home Office response to the report on a re-inspection of Heathrow airport, May 2016
  10. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of country of origin information, May 2016
  11. Home Office response to the report on a short notice inspection of lorry drops
  12. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of the intelligence functions of Border Force and Immigration Enforcement
  13. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of the administrative review processes introduced following the 2014 Immigration Act
  14. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of Border Force operations at Manchester Airport
  15. Home Office response to the report on a short notice inspection of the Tier 4 curtailment process
  16. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of outsourced contracts
  17. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of the handling of complaints and MPs’ correspondence
  18. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of asylum casework
  19. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of general aviation and general maritime

2015

  1. Home Office response to the report on an inspection into removals
  2. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of how the Home Office deals with illegal working
  3. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of settlement casework
  4. Home Office response to the report on the service provided by the Solihull premium service centre
  5. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of the Amman visa section
  6. Home Office response to the report on monitoring Tier 4 sponsor licences
  7. Home Office response to the report on family visitor visa applications
  8. Home Office response to the report on Border Force operations at Heathrow

2014

  1. Home Office response to 'An Inspection of Visa Interviewing' report
  2. Response to 'An Inspection of Overstayers' report
  3. Response to the report 'An inspection of nationality casework'
  4. Response to inspection of the Queen’s Warehouses report
  5. Response to an inspection of immigration enforcement activity in London and the West Midlands (Operation Nexus)
  6. Response to report on asylum claims on the basis of sexual orientation
  7. Response to an inspection of the Intelligence Management System
  8. Response to entry clearance operations in Paris
  9. Response to a report on the non-suspensive appeals process
  10. Response to report on asylum support
  11. Response to report on the Cardiff Asylum Team
  12. Response to report on European casework
  13. Response to the inspection of the Glasgow Public Enquiry Office
  14. Response to sham marriage enforcement operation report
  15. Response to report on powers to search baggage
  16. Response to Stansted Airport report

2013

  1. Response to visa sections in Dhaka and Warsaw report
  2. Response to freight operations report
  3. Response to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children report
  4. Response to e-Borders inspection report
  5. Response to juxtaposed controls report
  6. Response to legacy asylum and migration cases report

2012

2011

2010

  1. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on the Common Travel Area
  2. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on Amman
  3. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on Guangzhou
  4. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector’s report on Tier 2 of the points-based system
  5. Home Office response to findings from the British Crime Survey
  6. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on entry clearance in Abu Dhabi and Islamabad
  7. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on the Accra visa section
  8. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on Manchester Airport
  9. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on local immigration teams
  10. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on family removals
  11. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector’s report on RALON in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates
  12. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on Pakistan settlement applications
  13. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's reports on handling complaints
  14. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on Wales and South West England
Published 27 November 2013
Last updated 8 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added response to the report on an inspection of the vulnerable persons resettlement scheme.
  2. New Home Office responses to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration.
  3. Added a response to the inspection report on asylum intake and casework.
  4. Added a response November 2017.
  5. Home Office responses to 5 reports added.
  6. Home Office responses to 4 reports added.
  7. Home Office response to the report 'Country of Origin Information, November 2016' added.
  8. 'Home Office response to the report: An inspection of Border Force’s identification and treatment of potential victims of modern slavery, July to October 2016' added.
  9. 'Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of the implementation of the Immigration Act 2014 provisions for tackling sham marriage, August to September 2016'' added.
  10. New official responses from the Home Office.
  11. New Home Office response to the report an Inspection of family reunion applications, January to May 2016.
  12. 'Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector’s report: a re-inspection of Border Force Operations at Heathrow Airport' added.
  13. New Independent Chief Inspector reports.
  14. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of the administrative review processes introduced following the 2014 Immigration Act added.
  15. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of Border Force operations at Manchester Airport added.
  16. Home Office responses to the report on a short notice inspection of the Tier 4 curtailment process and the report on an inspection of outsourced contracts added.
  17. Home Office response to the report on the handling of complaints and MPs' correspondence added.
  18. Home Office response to report on an inspection of asylum casework added.
  19. Home Office responses on an inspection of general aviation and general maritime.
  20. New Home Office responses to the Independent Chief Inspector’s reports on an inspection of how the Home Office tackles illegal working and an inspection into removals.
  21. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of settlement casework added.
  22. Home Office responses on an inspection of the Amman visa section and the service provided by the Solihull premium service centre.
  23. New 2015 Chief Inspector reports added
  24. First published.