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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

    • Policy paper
  2. Response to the report on an inspection of the 'Right to Rent' scheme

    • Policy paper
  3. Response to an inspection report on exit checks

    • Policy paper
  4. Response to an inspection report on Border Force operations at Stansted Airport

    • Policy paper
  5. Response to an inspection of how the Home Office considers the ‘best interests’ of unaccompanied asylum seeking children

    • Policy paper
  6. Response to the report on a re-inspection of Border Force’s identification and treatment of potential victims of modern slavery

    • Policy paper
  7. Response to an inspection report on how the Home Office learns from immigration litigation

    • Policy paper
  8. Response to an inspection report on the review and removal of immigration, refugee and citizenship status

    • Policy paper
  9. Response to an inspection report on the Home Office’s production and use of country of origin information

    • Policy paper

2017

  1. Response to an inspection report on the Home Office's asylum intake and casework

    • Policy paper
  2. The Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector’s report: ‘An inspection of the Home Office’s Reporting and Offender Management processes’

    • Policy paper
  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’

    • Policy paper
  4. Home Office response to the report 'An interim re-inspection of family reunion applications received at the Istanbul entry clearance decision making centre’

    • Policy paper
  5. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of entry clearance processing operations in Croydon and Istanbul’

    • Policy paper
  6. Home Office response to the report ' A re-inspection of the administrative review process'

    • Policy paper
  7. Home Office response to the report 'Country of origin information'

    • Policy paper
  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’

    • Policy paper
  9. Home Office response to the report 'An Inspection of Border Force operations at east coast seaports'

    • Policy paper
  10. Home Office response to a report on the re-inspection of the Tier 4 curtailment process

    • Policy paper
  11. Home Office response to the report 'An Inspection of Border Force operations at Gatwick Airport (South Terminal)'

    • Policy paper
  12. Home Office response to a report on the re-inspection of the complaints handling process

    • Policy paper
  13. Home Office response to the report 'Country of Origin Information, November 2016'

    • Policy paper
  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'

    • Policy paper

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'

    • Policy paper
  2. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection into failed right of abode applications and referral for enforcement action, August 2016’

    • Policy paper
  3. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of Border Force operations at Coventry and Langley postal hubs, March – July 2016'

    • Policy paper
  4. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of the “hostile environment” measures relating to driving licences and bank accounts, January – July 2016’

    • Policy paper
  5. Home Office response to the report 'A re-inspection of the handling of Tier 4 sponsor licence compliance, July 2016'

    • Policy paper
  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’

    • Policy paper
  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’

    • Policy paper
  8. Home Office response to the report 'An inspection of family reunion applications, January to May 2016'

    • Policy paper
  9. Home Office response to the report on a re-inspection of Heathrow airport, May 2016

    • Policy paper
  10. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of country of origin information, May 2016

    • Policy paper
  11. Home Office response to the report on a short notice inspection of lorry drops

    • Policy paper
  12. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of the intelligence functions of Border Force and Immigration Enforcement

    • Policy paper
  13. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of the administrative review processes introduced following the 2014 Immigration Act

    • Policy paper
  14. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of Border Force operations at Manchester Airport

    • Policy paper
  15. Home Office response to the report on a short notice inspection of the Tier 4 curtailment process

    • Policy paper
  16. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of outsourced contracts

    • Policy paper
  17. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of the handling of complaints and MPs’ correspondence

    • Policy paper
  18. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of asylum casework

    • Policy paper
  19. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of general aviation and general maritime

    • Policy paper

2015

  1. Home Office response to the report on an inspection into removals

    • Policy paper
  2. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of how the Home Office deals with illegal working

    • Policy paper
  3. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of settlement casework

    • Policy paper
  4. Home Office response to the report on the service provided by the Solihull premium service centre

    • Policy paper
  5. Home Office response to the report on an inspection of the Amman visa section

    • Policy paper
  6. Home Office response to the report on monitoring Tier 4 sponsor licences

    • Policy paper
  7. Home Office response to the report on family visitor visa applications

    • Policy paper
  8. Home Office response to the report on Border Force operations at Heathrow

    • Policy paper

2014

  1. Home Office response to 'An Inspection of Visa Interviewing' report

    • Policy paper
  2. Response to 'An Inspection of Overstayers' report

    • Policy paper
  3. Response to the report 'An inspection of nationality casework'

    • Policy paper
  4. Response to inspection of the Queen’s Warehouses report

    • Policy paper
  5. Response to an inspection of immigration enforcement activity in London and the West Midlands (Operation Nexus)

    • Policy paper
  6. Response to report on asylum claims on the basis of sexual orientation

    • Policy paper
  7. Response to an inspection of the Intelligence Management System

    • Policy paper
  8. Response to entry clearance operations in Paris

    • Policy paper
  9. Response to a report on the non-suspensive appeals process

    • Policy paper
  10. Response to report on asylum support

    • Policy paper
  11. Response to report on the Cardiff Asylum Team

    • Policy paper
  12. Response to report on European casework

    • Policy paper
  13. Response to the inspection of the Glasgow Public Enquiry Office

    • Policy paper
  14. Response to sham marriage enforcement operation report

    • Policy paper
  15. Response to report on powers to search baggage

    • Policy paper
  16. Response to Stansted Airport report

    • Policy paper

2013

  1. Response to visa sections in Dhaka and Warsaw report

    • Policy paper
  2. Response to freight operations report

    • Policy paper
  3. Response to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children report

    • Policy paper
  4. Response to e-Borders inspection report

    • Policy paper
  5. Response to juxtaposed controls report

    • Policy paper
  6. Response to legacy asylum and migration cases report

    • Research and analysis

2012

2011

2010

  1. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on the Common Travel Area

    • Research and analysis
  2. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on Amman

    • Research and analysis
  3. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on Guangzhou

    • Research and analysis
  4. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector’s report on Tier 2 of the points-based system

    • Research and analysis
  5. Home Office response to findings from the British Crime Survey

    • Press release
  6. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on entry clearance in Abu Dhabi and Islamabad

    • Research and analysis
  7. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on the Accra visa section

    • Research and analysis
  8. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on Manchester Airport

    • Research and analysis
  9. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on local immigration teams

    • Research and analysis
  10. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on family removals

    • Research and analysis
  11. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector’s report on RALON in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates

    • Research and analysis
  12. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on Pakistan settlement applications

    • Research and analysis
  13. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's reports on handling complaints

    • Research and analysis
  14. Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on Wales and South West England

    • Research and analysis
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.