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Recent articles by Rajeev:

Dominic Raab urged to release prisoners jailed under abolished IPP scheme

Thousands of prisoners still serving indefinite sentences in England and Wales, even for low-level crime → Read More

MoJ requests urgent use of 400 police cells for male prisoners

Prisons minister writes to police chiefs to establish Operation Safeguard due to lack of space in men’s prisons → Read More

Charities call for Windrush-style inquiry into Manston asylum failings

Letter from 44 charities urges independent investigation into ‘appalling’ treatment of people at Kent processing centre → Read More

Uniformed soldiers to cover for striking UK Border Force staff

Servicemen and women to wear combat attire when standing in for union members taking industrial action → Read More

UK asylum seekers with diphtheria symptoms to be held in ‘isolation hotels’

Facilities similar to those used during Covid pandemic will house people showing signs of contagious disease → Read More

Report finds misogyny, racism and bullying at London fire brigade

Female firefighters have been groped, beaten and had their helmets filled with urine, review finds → Read More

Kent Tory councillor pictured in blackshirt at far-right event

Andy Weatherhead has been suspended after photos emerged of him at 2013 event that he says he attended ‘in spirit of curiosity’ → Read More

Commons speaker urged to stop Tory MPs naming asylum seekers’ hotels

Exclusive: Refugee Council says Home Office practice is to not name hotels to avoid targeting by far-right groups → Read More

MPs, unions and refugee groups condemn Braverman’s small boats deal with France

Critics claim latest effort to reduce Channel crossings is ‘throwing good money after bad’ → Read More

‘More of the same’: UK-French deal fails to address causes behind crossings

Enforcement-focus agreement ignores lack of safe and legal routes for people to apply for asylum in UK → Read More

More than 40,000 asylum seekers in UK waiting one to three years for decision

Refugee Council figures come as ministers prepare to sign new deal with France to monitor migrants → Read More

Most UK far-right attacks now by older men, says terrorism reviewer

Jonathan Hall KC makes observation after firebomb attack at Dover migration centre by Andrew Leak, 66 → Read More

Labour refers Suella Braverman to financial watchdog over email leak

Exclusive: ‘Growth visas’ policy leak could have influenced markets and breached market abuse laws, letter to FCA argues → Read More

Sunak pressed over Suella Braverman’s ‘really serious breach’

Tory chair Nadhim Zahawi defends home secretary following criticism from his predecessor → Read More

Sir John Hayes: ‘in lockstep’ with Suella Braverman on immigration

Veteran Tory MP was intended recipient of home secretary’s plans sent from her personal email → Read More

Labour and Lib Dems call for inquiry after Suella Braverman’s cabinet return

Braverman reappointed as home secretary six days after resigning over security breach → Read More

Airline hired for UK’s Rwanda deportations pulls out of scheme

Exclusive: Privilege Style causes problem for Home Office as it bows to pressure from campaigners → Read More

Child sexual abuse inquiry’s findings fall short for many victims

Lawyers criticise ‘loopholes’ in call for mandatory reporting in England and Wales → Read More

Liz Truss pushed on immigration plans after Suella Braverman exit

Tory MPs demand assurance that home secretary’s departure was not due to row over policy changes → Read More

Unvetted staff working in hotels housing child asylum seekers, report says

Home Office criticised after inspectors discover workers without criminal record checks had access to master keys → Read More