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Home Secretary visits Washington

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The British Home Secretary, Theresa May, is visiting Washington, DC today to meet with a range of senior counterparts in the US Government.

This is Theresa May’s first visit to the United States since being appointed Home Secretary in May.

Mrs. May will make calls on Janet Napolitano, the Secretary of Homeland Secretary, Eric Holder, the Attorney General, as well as John Brennan, the President’s counter-terrorism advisor, and Robert Mueller, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The meetings will focus on UK-US co-operation on security and counter-terrorism issues.

The Home Secretary will also discuss woman’s issues with Melanne Verveer, the US Ambassador for Global Woman’s Issues.

The Home Secretary travels to New York on Tueday to discuss policing and civil society issues. She’ll meet with Ray Kelly, Commissioner of the New York City Police Department, on Wednesday morning. Later in the day, Mrs. May will visit the Family Justice Center to discuss domestic violence prevention.

This is Mrs. May’s first visit to the United States since being appointed Home Secretary in May of this year.

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